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# 5th roots

5th roots.

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• how is 5th root connected to our lives?
• It isn’t really needed it and other insane roots(insane representing the power of these roots) came out of the question: how far can we go. Also powers of two are used in machine language of computers.
• When do students start to learn about 5th roots. If so, are they hard to understand, or are they easy to students when they recognize it as a big part of math?
• 5th roots aren't really hard to understand when you know how square roots and cube roots work, because they all follow the same basic principles. I don't know when students start to learn about this, but in my school, the teachers kind of expect you to know how to deal with any type of root (like the 8th root or 6th root) once you have learned about cube roots (again, because it all follows the same basic principles).
• how is 5th root connected to our lives?
• Knowing how to deal with higher roots helps a lot when you enter calculus. So, treat everything you learn now as building blocks. Nothing is useless.
• But how do we solve 1/32 to the 5th root? It doesn't tell how to in the video but it came up in the problems.
• 32=16*2=4*4*1=2*2*2*2*2=2^5, so 1^5/2^5 = (1/2)^5, so fifth root is 1/2. If I can take the fifth root of 32, the fifth root of 1/32 should not be hard.
• in what point of life are we gonna need 5th roots
• Maybe not in life, but the most important is that we can learn it for a higher score on math quizzes.
• Knowing how to deal with higher roots helps a lot when you enter calculus. So, treat everything you learn now as building blocks. Nothing is useless.
• Square root, cube root... hypercube root?
• XD Yes. 5D root. Tesseract root. Wrinkle In Time Root.
• how would you enter this in a calculator? i have a TI-83 plus if that makes any difference.
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• Go to the MATH button, the first screen under MATH has the cubed root as 4:, and any root as 5:. So the fifth root of 32, put try 5 MATH 5: 32. This is on the 84, but the 83 should be the same.