Does anyone know what it means when you have a bracket to the power of a " + "?

Does it make everything within the bracket positive?

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- Nov 21st 2010, 11:37 AMfrogBrackets
Does anyone know what it means when you have a bracket to the power of a " + "?

Does it make everything within the bracket positive? - Nov 21st 2010, 11:40 AMDrSteve
I think you need to clarify your question. What do you mean by a bracket?

- Nov 21st 2010, 11:41 AMe^(i*pi)
I don't understand what you mean? Do you have an example?

A positive exponent (which I'm guessing what you mean) means you multiply the base by itself on the exponent time. For example $\displaystyle x^2 = x \cdot x$. Contrast with a negative exponent which means taking the reciprocal $\displaystyle x^{-2} = \dfrac{1}{x \cdot x}$ - Nov 21st 2010, 11:55 AMfrog
Apologies brackets! ()^+

- Nov 21st 2010, 12:00 PMPlato