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Tetration FAQ Discussion
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jaydfox Wrote:For example, given , 2 is the base, and 3 is the exponent. So, given , 2 is the base, and 3 is the...?
The hyper-exponent. This also works for all hyper-operators, not just tetration.

jaydfox Wrote:could we say that is the fourth tetrate of five?
Sounds ok, but according to GFR's recommendation, that would be the 4th tower of 5.
The pronunciation I like the most, though, is 5-tetra-4.

On another note, have you read my handout from Tetration in Context? (also mentioned here) in which I talk a little bit about that. Ignore the "hyper-power" terminology, as I have replaced this in my head with GFR's less-of-a-misnomer: "tower".

Andrew Robbins
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Messages In This Thread
Tetration FAQ Discussion - by bo198214 - 08/09/2007, 12:07 AM
Literature - by Gottfried - 11/23/2007, 04:30 PM
RE: Literature - by andydude - 12/17/2007, 07:31 PM
RE: Tetration FAQ - by andydude - 01/13/2008, 08:43 AM
RE: Tetration FAQ - by Ivars - 01/13/2008, 10:17 AM
RE: Tetration FAQ - by GFR - 01/13/2008, 04:02 PM
RE: Tetration FAQ - by andydude - 01/16/2008, 04:13 AM
RE: Tetration FAQ Discussion - by Gottfried - 07/17/2008, 10:34 AM
FAQ-discuss: What is a fixpoint? - by Gottfried - 07/17/2008, 10:45 AM
FAQ-discuss: What does f o g mean? - by Gottfried - 07/17/2008, 10:47 AM
Intro and Formula sheet - by andydude - 11/13/2007, 01:21 AM
RE: Intro and Formula sheet - by jaydfox - 11/13/2007, 02:39 AM
RE: Intro and Formula sheet - by andydude - 11/13/2007, 03:15 AM
RE: Intro and Formula sheet - by andydude - 11/13/2007, 03:25 AM
RE: Intro and Formula sheet - by Gottfried - 11/13/2007, 06:08 AM
RE: Intro and Formula sheet - by Gottfried - 11/13/2007, 06:12 AM
RE: Intro and Formula sheet - by andydude - 11/13/2007, 08:37 AM
RE: Intro and Formula sheet - by andydude - 11/13/2007, 09:09 AM
RE: Intro and Formula sheet - by bo198214 - 11/13/2007, 10:42 AM
RE: Intro and Formula sheet - by andydude - 11/15/2007, 03:16 AM
RE: Intro and Formula sheet - by jaydfox - 11/15/2007, 03:38 AM
RE: Intro and Formula sheet - by andydude - 11/30/2007, 05:32 PM
[split] Tetration FAQ - by Ivars - 07/11/2008, 06:28 AM

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