a = sqrt(2) (this is irrational)
b = sqrt(2)^sqrt(2) (this is irrational)
b^a = (sqrt(2)^sqrt(2))^sqrt(2) = sqrt(2)^(sqrt(2)*sqrt(2)) = sqrt(2)^2 = 2
Jer
** fixed formatting **
Edited on December 20, 2004, 5:10 pm

Posted by Jer
on 20041220 17:09:14 