[Haskell-beginners] rational exponents

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Wed Sep 7 23:38:10 CEST 2011

On Wed, Sep 7, 2011 at 17:32, Christopher Howard <
christopher.howard at frigidcode.com> wrote:

> Or maybe an all-rational math? I'm mainly curious as my CASIO fx-115W
> calculator returns a result of exactly 4 if I input 8^(2/3), but I do not
> know how it arrives at the answer.

Calculators often resort to built-in tables.

The easiest solution is probably to round off the last 2 digits of the full

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