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Topic: power to a power to a power
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Jean Dubois

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power to a power to a power
Posted: Sep 14, 2013 5:43 AM
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when a succession of powers like e.g. a^b^c is written
should this be interpreted as:
1. (a^b)^c
or as
2. a^(b^c)
Which a logical reason is there to chose one or the other?
and how about the interpretation of:
a^b^c^d
how to interprete this using brackets?

thanks in advance
jean



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