Pronunciation: /ɛnθ rut/ Explain
The nth root of a number is another
number which, when multiplied by itself n times equals the original
number. For example the fourth root of 16 is 2 since 2*2*2*2=16. The nth
root of a can be written .
- McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, nth root. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 126. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book
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McAdams, David E. nth Root. 4/26/2019. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/n/nthroot.html.
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