Math Operation

Notation

Example

Multiplication

*

6 - 3* 2 = 0 3 times 2 is 6 and 6 minus 6 is 0

Exponents

^

2^3 2 cubed or 2 to the third power

Square Root

sqrt(x)

5sqrt(7) -2sqrt(7) = 3sqrt(7) five the square root of 7 minus 2 the square root of 7 equals 3 the square root of 7

Division

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6/(x^2 + 1) Six divided by the quantity x squared plus one Be careful! This is differerent from 6/x^2 + 1 which is six divided by x squared plus one.