2^4=16 means 2 is the 4th root of 16. Similarly, 4^2=16 means 4 is the 2nd root of 16. What dose root in these statements mean? CB
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Originally Posted by computer-bot 2^4=16 means 2 is the 4th root of 16. Similarly, 4^2=16 means 4 is the 2nd root of 16. What dose root in these statements mean? CB the nth root of a number is another number that when multiplied by itself (n - 1) times, gives the first number so saying 2 is the 4th root of 16 means 2 multiplied by itself 3 times gives 16 that is, 2*2*2*2 = 16
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