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From: Dean Foster (foster_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-10-02 10:32:46

> But how do you handel rational powers? I beleive it's possible with
> two of these, one for the numerator and one for the denominator, but
> then you have to worry about reducing fractions. That could get
> messy.

Yea, I agree. I'm not convienced rational powers are all that
important, so I generally just duck that entire issue. The only way
of doing it that I can see would be to use sqrt(lbs) is a natural
object, then make it the unit and have lbs = (sqrt(lbs))^2.


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