A-4: Algebraic Expressions and Operations
Obtain the real root of −81/3.
Type the given expression.
Context Panel: Conversions≻To Surd Form
Maple uses the word "surd" for the real root of a negative number. A dictionary would tell you that a surd is a mathematical quantity not expressible in rational numbers.
Assign the given expression to q.
Apply the convert command with parameter "surd".
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