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dan815
 one year ago
Exponents, just wondering how people think of exponents and how they make sense of it
Here are the basic rules
\[(1) ~x^{int} = x*x*x..*x, x\] multiplied by itself int times
\[(2)~x^{int1*int2}=(x^{int1})^{int2}\]
\[(3)~x^{1/int2}= int2th\sqrt {x}\]
\[(4)~x^{int}=\frac{1}{x^{int}}\]
\[(5)~x^{imaginary}=.....\]
dan815
 one year ago
Exponents, just wondering how people think of exponents and how they make sense of it Here are the basic rules \[(1) ~x^{int} = x*x*x..*x, x\] multiplied by itself int times \[(2)~x^{int1*int2}=(x^{int1})^{int2}\] \[(3)~x^{1/int2}= int2th\sqrt {x}\] \[(4)~x^{int}=\frac{1}{x^{int}}\] \[(5)~x^{imaginary}=.....\]

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I have no idea danny boy...Im still just a 10th grader ._.

AbdullahM
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What is this `int` ?

dan815
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.5ignore the last one, but im just curious how other people justify their power rules

AbdullahM
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ah, that makes more sense. xD

AbdullahM
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0This tutorial has some great explanation about the exponent rules: http://openstudy.com/study#/updates/545b7a88e4b0a717ff633e5d

zzr0ck3r
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I think of them as bad notation that is needed.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Just a LaTeX tip: use `\sqrt[n]{...}` to write \(n\)th roots, e.g. \(\sqrt[n]{\cdots}\)

Empty
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\LARGE x^{e^{i 2\pi}}=\frac{x}{1}\] \[\LARGE x^{e^{i \pi}}=\frac{1}{x}\] \[\LARGE x^{e^{i \pi /2}}=1  x\] \[\LARGE x^{e^{i 3\pi /2}}=x1\]
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