n-root on a negative radicand

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This is a scenario that tests how your application calculates a n-root on a negative radicand in case n is odd.

Steps

Part 1:

  • Create a new spreadsheet
  • Use in column A odd positive values and in the column B (for example in B2) the formula =(-8)^(1/A2)

Part 2:

  • Reopen the document

Files

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Original

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n-root of (-8) n-root of (-8)

Reopened /modified

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scenarios/20121018/nroot_on_negative_radicand.txt · Last modified: 2012/10/18 18:52 by bart.hanssens
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