What is the inverse operation of a quantity to the 2nd power?
- D gLv 74 months ago
You can use exponential rule to figure it out
(F^2)^x= f ^(2x)
You can then find when the exponent = 1
- lenpol7Lv 74 months ago
y = x^2 hence x = y^(1/2) ;that is the 'square root' of 'y'.
- PopeLv 74 months ago
You are asking for the inverse function of x². That function is not injective, so it cannot have an inverse.
Given x², the inverse function, if it existed, would return a unique x. That is possible only if x² = 0.
- ?Lv 74 months ago
f(x) = x²
// Find the inverse f⁻¹(x):
STEP 1. Rename f(x) to y: y = x²
STEP 2. Swap variables: x = y²
STEP 3. Solve for y: y = ±√x
STEP 4. Rename y to f⁻¹(x): f⁻¹(x) = ±√x
The inverse operation of taking the square of a quantity is taking the square root of the quantity.
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- Anonymous4 months ago
x^2 and 1/x^2 maybe
- Keith ALv 64 months ago
It is not at all clear what the question means.
What is an "operation of a quantity";
and what does the second power apply to?
- 4 months ago
if x>=0 then x=y^0.5
if x<0 then x=-y^0.5