Friday, October 21, 2011

Cube Root in OpenOffice

OpenOffice.org doesn't seem to have any built-in functions for cube roots, but there's an easy workaround. To find the nth root, use powers to the nth fraction. Probably easier to illustrate than to explain with my rusty math skills. ;)

I mean this:




You need to use the brackets because otherwise the power would take precedence over the division.