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    Is this true?

    Is it true to say that \sqrt[\infty]{x} = 1 ? (Where x > 0)
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    Quote Originally Posted by janvdl View Post
    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
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    Quote Originally Posted by topsquark View Post
    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.
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    Quote Originally Posted by topsquark View Post
    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
    Of related interest.
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