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FilledSmallSquare RadicalBox[x, n] represents in input and output.

FilledSmallSquare Inside \( ... \) RadicalBox[x, n] can be input as \@x\%n.

FilledSmallSquare In a notebook a RadicalBox can be created using ControlKeyLeftModified@RightModified or ControlKeyLeftModified2RightModified, then using ControlKeyLeftModified%RightModified to move to the index position. ControlKeyLeftModifiedRightModified moves out of the radical.

FilledSmallSquare In StandardForm and InputForm, RadicalBox[x, n] is interpreted on input as x^(1/n).

FilledSmallSquare The baseline of RadicalBox[x, n] is taken to be the baseline of x.

FilledSmallSquare If RadicalBox[x, n] does not fit on a single line, it is output as x ^ (1/n).

FilledSmallSquare In StandardForm, explicit RadicalBox objects are output literally. You can use DisplayForm to see the display form of such objects.

FilledSmallSquare See Section 2.9.10.

FilledSmallSquare See also: SqrtBox, OverscriptBox, GridBox.

FilledSmallSquare New in Version 3.