# Answer to Question #6333 in Algebra for Brandy

Question #6333

True or false: 17^1/3 is the same as the cube root of 17.

Expert's answer

Yes, that's true. Operation of cube root is also denoted as 1 divided by three (in case of any other root(square, fifth etc.) one is divided by the corresponding number). So,

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