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PascalForDecimalRoots
Pascal's Triangle showing P(4,1) = 4.

Nth root of a number r is a number which, if multiplied by itself n times, makes r. You could also say that it is a number k for which the following equation is true:

k^n=r

(for meaning of k^n, read exponentiation.)

We write it like this: \sqrt[n]{r}.

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