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Largely depends on what calculator you have. On my Casio fx-83ES one would typeOn a scientific calculator, how do you get a root of a number for an exponiental? Ex.-.653846^1/12=

I was taking 1/12 and making it so I can make it exponent for .653846. Obviously wrong. What am I doing here??

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`-0.653846 x[sup]y[/sup] ( 1 / 12)`

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Im still getting it wrong though. What do you get to check the answerLargely depends on what calculator you have. On my Casio fx-83ES one would type

although y is a box - can't show it on my keyboard.Code:`-0.653846 x[SUP]y[/SUP] ( 1 / 12)`

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Hi goosey00,Got it!!! Thank you!!!

Welcome to MHB! When you make a post you might notice a yellow column on the right hand side. If you look to the top of this column and click "Scientific Calculator" then a calculator will popup where you can practice making these calculations. What did you get for your final answer?

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I'm a little confused. Is this a new problem or the same one? If it's a new one then you can make a new thread in a different section of the site, but if it's still about using your calculator then let's continue the discussion herePurchasing power=

For the orginal purchasing power f(t)=1.08 (.926127)

For the one part I got at f(t)= .40 (.931511)

They want me to know where they intersect. If you need more info, let me know

Either way can you post the complete problem?

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Will you back in about an hour. ? I will right when i get backI'm a little confused. Is this a new problem or the same one? If it's a new one then you can make a new thread in a different section of the site, but if it's still about using your calculator then let's continue the discussion here

Either way can you post the complete problem?

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Ok, I'll be around and someone will surely help you today. I am on this site every day at different times and so are many others so you don't need to every worry about no one reading your questions.Will you back in about an hour. ? I will right when i get back

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1. Do you want to valuateOn a scientific calculator, how do you get a root of a number for an exponiental? Ex.-.653846^1/12=

I was taking 1/12 and making it so I can make it exponent for .653846. Obviously wrong. What am I doing here??

[tex]\displaystyle{\sqrt[12]{-.653846}}[/tex]

You'll get an error message because an even root of a negative number has not a real value.

2. Do you want to valuate

(exp(-.653846))^(1/12)

Determine first [tex]\displaystyle{e^{-.653846} \approx 0.52}[/tex]

and afterwards the 12