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XL: How to Calculate the nth Root of a Number

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SUMMARY
In Microsoft Excel, to find the nth root of a number, raise thatnumber to the power of 1/n. For example, to find the cube root of 8 ina cell, type the following:
=8^(1/3)
The following is the general form of the equation
=num^(1/n)
where "num" is the number you want to find the root of, and "n" is theroot.
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Article ID: 28572 - Last Review: 08/16/2005 19:50:49 - Revision: 1.1

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