Hi, I have a friend that is new to the U.S country and he is confused on a math formula he asked this: What does the symbol before N mean Lifetime risk of hemorrhage = 1  (risk of no hemorrhage) ^ N
my response in my opinion I think the symbol before N means to the power of. I ask here to make sure if my thought is correct.
I want to give him the correct response. So I ask here to make sure. I would think the symbol means to the power of N.
Would I be correct?
math question need to know what a symbol means
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#2
Re: math question need to know what a symbol means
Posted 08 August 2011  12:50 PM
You are correct. It denotes exponentiation.
#3
Re: math question need to know what a symbol means
Posted 08 August 2011  01:18 PM
macosxnerd101, on 08 August 2011  01:50 PM, said:
You are correct. It denotes exponentiation.
ok, thanks this is what I thought. Does anyone have any good resources for me to review some math?
I be taking a placement exam soon and need to find some good resources to refresh my memory otherwise I be taking math classes that I already took a few years ago.
#4
Re: math question need to know what a symbol means
Posted 08 August 2011  01:19 PM
By the sound of things, you want to look at some precalculus.
#5
Re: math question need to know what a symbol means
Posted 08 August 2011  08:11 PM
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You are correct. It denotes exponentiation.
It could denote the exterior product, sometimes called a wedge product, of two vectors, resulting in a bisector; however, this would seem too abstract for a college placement exam.
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