# SOLUTION: I was sick for a few days and got my school work to do at home and I came across this problem that I must have missed how to do cause I have no idea what it is. I also have a probl

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 Question 15056: I was sick for a few days and got my school work to do at home and I came across this problem that I must have missed how to do cause I have no idea what it is. I also have a problem cause I dont know how to type the sign in the problem on my keyboard. its the square root sign Im assumeing and theres a 3 on top and a 64 underneath. can anyone help me? please? Answer by rapaljer(4667)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!What you describe is called a "cube root": . It means you are asking the question, "What number would you raise to the third power in order to get 64?" Before doing cube roots, you should make a list of what we call the perfect cubes: Be very familiar with these numbers, and you will be able to do cube roots. Now to answer the question, "What number raised to the third power would give you 64?" Answer is of course 4. R^2 at SCC