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Re: [HM] xsquared
Posted:
Oct 7, 2005 9:56 AM


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.
Regards, Panagiotis Stefanides http://www.stefanides.gr



