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RadicalBox

  • RadicalBox[ x , n ] represents in input and output.
  • Inside \( ... \) RadicalBox[ x , n ] can be input as \@ x\ % n.
  • In a notebook a RadicalBox can be created using @ or 2, then using % to move to the index position. moves out of the radical.
  • In StandardForm and InputForm, RadicalBox[ x , n ] is interpreted on input as x ^(1/ n ).
  • The baseline of RadicalBox[ x , n ] is taken to be the baseline of x.
  • If RadicalBox[ x , n ] does not fit on a single line, it is output as x ^ (1/ n ).
  • In StandardForm, explicit RadicalBox objects are output literally. You can use DisplayForm to see the display form of such objects.
  • See the Mathematica book: Section 2.8.10.
  • See also: SqrtBox, OverscriptBox, GridBox.