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In the MATH MISC menu you'll find the xth-root function. Use this to find the 3rd root.

3 xth-root 8 ENTER will give 2.

Posted on Sep 13, 2010

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: entering a cubed root into a ti-83 plus

math button and there is a symbol for cubed root

Posted on Aug 26, 2008

SOURCE: how do i find the cube root on ti86

Raise the number to the one-third power.

For example, ( [-] 8 ) ^ ( 1 / 3 ) ENTER gives negative 2.

Posted on Jan 23, 2010

The TI-89 does not have a cube root function. However, you can calculate any root simply by raising to the reciprocal of the power. For example, to calculate the cube (third) root of 125, press

5 ^ ( 1 / 3 ) ENTER

5 ^ ( 1 / 3 ) ENTER

Nov 03, 2011 | Texas Instruments TI-89 Calculator

There's a cube root function as the fourth item in the MATH menu. The fifth item is a general root function.

For example, to calculate the cube root of 8, press MATH 4 8 ENTER

For example, to calculate the cube root of 8, press MATH 4 8 ENTER

Feb 21, 2011 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator

Enter the number 3 then hit 2nd button then the ^ button(cubed root), enter the number under the radical sign then enter.

Jul 12, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-30 XIIS Calculator

Press the MATH key to bring up the Math menu. Option 3 gives you cubed, option 4 gives you cube root, option 5 gives you nth root.

For example, 3rd root of 8: MATH 4 8 ENTER gives 2.

4th root of 16: 4 MATH 5 16 ENTER gives 2.

For example, 3rd root of 8: MATH 4 8 ENTER gives 2.

4th root of 16: 4 MATH 5 16 ENTER gives 2.

Apr 01, 2010 | Texas Instruments Office Equipment &...

- Use the universal power key marked with [^].
- To avoid problems if the exponent is an expression, enclose it in parentheses.
- To enter any power type number^(exponent)
- If exponent is negative use the (-) change sign key next to the dot, below the 3 key.
- To calculate the roots (cubic, fourth, fifth, etc.) roots use the fact that a root of n-th order can be represented as ^(1/n)
- Ex: cube root of 27: 27^(1/3); square root of 64 : 64^(1/2) or 64^(0.5)

Feb 26, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

Raise the number to the one-third power.

For example, ( [-] 8 ) ^ ( 1 / 3 ) ENTER gives negative 2.

For example, ( [-] 8 ) ^ ( 1 / 3 ) ENTER gives negative 2.

Jan 23, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-86 Calculator

If you want to take the nth root, enter the root first then press math 5 and then the number you are trying to take the root of. For example to take the 4th root of 1000, press 4, math, 5, 1000, enter.

Jan 29, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

You can enter any root by typing the number, then hitting MATH and 5, which brings up the root symbol with the x in front of it: x√. So the fifth-root would be 5 -> MATH -> 5 and then whatever number you want to get the fifth-root for: 5x√10 for example. As someone else had mentioned, you can also raise it to a rational power: 3^(1/3) which would be the same as the cubed root of 3, but you could also type: 3 -> MATH -> 5 -> 3 and get the same answer, but looking like this in your calculator: 3x√3. The option for 4 actually is a predefined cubed-root, and the one for option 5 there is the root symbol that can be used with any number before it to get any root you want. There are no parenthesis as you get when using the predefined square-root and cubed-root functions, though, so you may want to type them in yourself if entering a long string of operations in the calculator at one time to make sure the calculator doesn't include numbers under the root that you don't want it to. But I guess it depends on preference in terms of what method you choose between the rational exponents or the root symbol (and most would go with whichever seems easiest and quickest to enter), but you asked specifically how to get the cubed-root on the TI-83 Plus, so there's my best attempt at answering your question.

Aug 22, 2008 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

1. square of 12

2. cube root of 48 a raise to 5 y raise to 6

3. square root of 128 y raise to 5

4. 6th root of 9 y raise to 2

5. cube root of 24 y raise to 5

6. 10th root of 32 x raise to 5

7. 15th root of 64 x raise to 9

8. 4th root of 10000

9. cube root of 192 p raise to 5

10. cube root of 256 y raise to 12

2. cube root of 48 a raise to 5 y raise to 6

3. square root of 128 y raise to 5

4. 6th root of 9 y raise to 2

5. cube root of 24 y raise to 5

6. 10th root of 32 x raise to 5

7. 15th root of 64 x raise to 9

8. 4th root of 10000

9. cube root of 192 p raise to 5

10. cube root of 256 y raise to 12

Jul 04, 2008 | Texas Instruments TI-89 Calculator

There is a way to do it. I believe you go into "complex" or "math" buttons. These buttons are yellow on the calculator. Therefore, to access them you must hit "2nd" then the button.

Better yet, you can also get around this dilemma another way. You can enter "the cubed root of x" by raising x to 1/3.

For example the cubed root of x = x^(1/3). It is best to place parentheses around 1/3 so the calculator knows exactly what you mean.

Another example, the "cubed root of (x + 1)" can be entered by:

(x+1)^(1/3) Note the parenteses around both (x+1) and (1/3). This applies if the radical cover both "x" and "1".

Hope this helps.

Better yet, you can also get around this dilemma another way. You can enter "the cubed root of x" by raising x to 1/3.

For example the cubed root of x = x^(1/3). It is best to place parentheses around 1/3 so the calculator knows exactly what you mean.

Another example, the "cubed root of (x + 1)" can be entered by:

(x+1)^(1/3) Note the parenteses around both (x+1) and (1/3). This applies if the radical cover both "x" and "1".

Hope this helps.

Oct 03, 2007 | Texas Instruments TI-86 Calculator

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