# Math Help - Is this true?

1. ## Is this true?

Is it true to say that $\sqrt[\infty]{x} = 1$ ? (Where $x > 0$)

2. Originally Posted by janvdl
Is it true to say that $\sqrt[\infty]{x} = 1$ ? (Where $x > 0$)
I would say it as
$\lim_{n \to \infty} \sqrt[n]{x} = 1$

$\infty$ is not a (real) number, so you can't calculate with it directly.

-Dan

3. Originally Posted by topsquark
I would say it as
$\lim_{n \to \infty} \sqrt[n]{x} = 1$

$\infty$ is not a (real) number, so you can't calculate with it directly.

-Dan
I thought it might involve a limit. Thanks Topsquark.

4. Originally Posted by topsquark
I would say it as
$\lim_{n \to \infty} \sqrt[n]{x} = 1$

$\infty$ is not a (real) number, so you can't calculate with it directly.

-Dan
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