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Irrational Exponents-I Bet You Have Never Questioned This!

Have you ever asked yourself how to calculate an irrational exponent? For example, what is the value of

Sure, knowing that π is a “little bit bigger” than 3, you might guess that

and you would be somewhat close. It turns out that

and it probably won't surprise you that it is in fact an irrational number. But how…



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