I need help on how to use my calculator to find the cube root of something. How do i do it on my calculator??

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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.

Posted on Nov 09, 2007

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For any root of any number do as following press 15 times root press minus 1 press divided by 3( for Cube Root) press Plus 1 press multipjy and = for 15 times

Posted on Dec 30, 2009

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Use the Y^X function and enter Y^(1/3).

Posted on Oct 05, 2007

Cube root on standard calculator
From the identity:

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there is a simple method to compute cube roots using a non-scientific calculator, using only the multiplication and square root buttons, after the number is on the display. No memory is required.

- Press the square root button once.
- Press the multiplication button.
- Press the square root button twice.
- Press the multiplication button.
- Press the square root button four times.
- Press the multiplication button.
- Press the square root button eight times.
- Press the multiplication button...

If the first multiplication is replaced by division, instead of the cube root, the fifth root will be shown on the display.

[edit] Why this method works After raising

(*) The left hand side is the cube root of

The steps shown in the method give:

After 2nd step:

After 4th step:

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etc.

After computing the necessary terms according to the calculator precision, the last square root finds the right hand of (*).

Posted on Mar 12, 2009

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Posted on Oct 29, 2014

SOURCE: Cube roots

You use the y^x (y to the x) key along with the 2nd function key. That does the opposite operation.

So, let's pick something we know the answer to as an example. How about the cube root of 8? We know 8 = 2 X 2 X 2, so the cube root of 8 will be 2.

Here's how:

8 2nd y^x 3 =

The display will show 2.

The three is the root you want. You can put in any number, with 2 being the square root, 3 the cube root, etc.

Posted on May 17, 2008

SOURCE: Finding a cube root on calculator

You can calculate cube roots by using the cube root function (the 2nd-shift of the 0 key). You can calculate arbitrary roots by using the x-root function (the 2nd-shift of the y^x key, just above the divide key).

Posted on May 27, 2010

SOURCE: to work out the cube root of a number

I am guessing, but, find the key that has a 3 to the left of the root symbol, looks like a check mark. Push it, then the number you want to take a cube root of, then enter.

Posted on Jan 26, 2009

SOURCE: how do i use the cube root function? i can find

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

Posted on Feb 21, 2011

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There are limits to what the calculator can display in symbolic form, and roots beyond the second (square roots) are beyond its capabilities. Even something as simple as the cube root of 2 will be displayed numerically.

Mar 21, 2013 •
Casio fx-300ES Calculator

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Square root of 39: Press 3 9 [square-root] =

[square-root] is the key just to the left of the divide key.

Cube root of 9482: Press 9 4 8 2 2nd [cube-root] =

[cube-root] is the shifted function of the 0 key.

For other roots, you can use the [nth-root] function, the shifted function of the key above the divide key. For example, to calculate the fourth root of 16, press 1 6 2nd [nth-root] 4 =

[square-root] is the key just to the left of the divide key.

Cube root of 9482: Press 9 4 8 2 2nd [cube-root] =

[cube-root] is the shifted function of the 0 key.

For other roots, you can use the [nth-root] function, the shifted function of the key above the divide key. For example, to calculate the fourth root of 16, press 1 6 2nd [nth-root] 4 =

Aug 11, 2011 •
Texas Instruments TI-30XA Calculator

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For cube roots, use the cube-root function in the MATH menu. For example, to calculate the cube root of 8, press MATH 4 8 =

For other roots (including cube root), use the xth-root function in the MATH menu. For example, to calculate the fifth root of 32, press 5 MATH 4 3 2 =

For other roots (including cube root), use the xth-root function in the MATH menu. For example, to calculate the fifth root of 32, press 5 MATH 4 3 2 =

Mar 02, 2011 •
Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

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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

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You can calculate cube roots by using the cube root function (the 2nd-shift of the 0 key). You can calculate arbitrary roots by using the x-root function (the 2nd-shift of the y^x key, just above the divide key).

May 27, 2010 •
Texas Instruments TI-30XA Calculator

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push 3

then push 2nd

then push the carot symbol ^ some calculators have this as y^x

then enter your number

If that fails use the calculator program in your computer and change its view to scientific. This has cube roots

then push 2nd

then push the carot symbol ^ some calculators have this as y^x

then enter your number

If that fails use the calculator program in your computer and change its view to scientific. This has cube roots

Mar 25, 2010 •
Texas Instruments TI-30 XIIS Calculator

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Hello,

What we call roots: square, cube ,fourth roots, etc. can be shown in algebra to be equiavlent to powers with fractionary exponents where numerator is 1 and denomonator an integer.

**square root of a = a to the power 1/2**

**cube root of a = a to the power 1/3**

**n-th root of a = a raised to the power 1/n,** n integer different from 0.

How to use calculator to calculate cube root?

If you do not have a specific (shortcut) key for it you use the key to raise to an arbitrary power [^ ], sometimes shown as [x^y]. The exponent will be 1/3. Do not replace 1/3 by its decimal approximate.

Cube root of 27 is entered as**27 [^ ] (1/3)**

Hope it helps.

What we call roots: square, cube ,fourth roots, etc. can be shown in algebra to be equiavlent to powers with fractionary exponents where numerator is 1 and denomonator an integer.

How to use calculator to calculate cube root?

If you do not have a specific (shortcut) key for it you use the key to raise to an arbitrary power [^ ], sometimes shown as [x^y]. The exponent will be 1/3. Do not replace 1/3 by its decimal approximate.

Cube root of 27 is entered as

Hope it helps.

Sep 13, 2009 •
Texas Instruments TI-86 Calculator

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To find the cubed root (or any root) of a number, use the root() function.

If you want the cubed root of 125, you would type:

root(125,3)

If you want the cubed root of 125, you would type:

root(125,3)

Mar 06, 2009 •
Texas Instruments TI-86 Calculator

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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

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You use the y^x (y to the x) key along with the 2nd function key. That does the opposite operation.

So, let's pick something we know the answer to as an example. How about the cube root of 8? We know 8 = 2 X 2 X 2, so the cube root of 8 will be 2.

Here's how:

8 2nd y^x 3 =

The display will show 2.

The three is the root you want. You can put in any number, with 2 being the square root, 3 the cube root, etc.

So, let's pick something we know the answer to as an example. How about the cube root of 8? We know 8 = 2 X 2 X 2, so the cube root of 8 will be 2.

Here's how:

8 2nd y^x 3 =

The display will show 2.

The three is the root you want. You can put in any number, with 2 being the square root, 3 the cube root, etc.

Mar 23, 2008 •
Texas Instruments TI-30XA Calculator

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