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How to write squared or cube in socratic?

1 Answer
Apr 19, 2015

You can write the square root by using this syntax

hashtag sqrt(something) hashtag

The end result will be

#sqrt(2)#

#sqrt(1/2)#

#sqrt(x^2 + 2x + 1)#

The cube root can be written using this syntax

hashtag root(n)(something) hashtag

n represents the root - in this case, n = 3.

You'll get

#root(3)(8)#

#root(3)(x^3)#

#root(3)(1/x^9)#

and so on.

Of course, you can have n equal anything you want

#root(y)(2)#

#root(5)(5)#

Check out the guide to writing math on Socratic, it covers a lot of symbols you can use in your answers

http://socratic.org/help/symbols