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Topic: [HM] x-squared
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Eur Ing Panagiotis Stefanides

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Re: [HM] x-squared
Posted: Oct 7, 2005 9:56 AM
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In the Greek language, either we say the square of x, since it
represents a square of side length x, or x squared, and also as
well x to the second power.
Of course x to the 2 is a quick way of expressing this statement.
Similarly we say x cubed or the cube of x, i.e. a cube of edge x,
and x cubed similarly used as well as x to the 3 simply instead
of x to the third power.

Panagiotis Stefanides

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