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x_n = (x_(n-1)*x_(n-2))^k

Given x_1, x_2, and k, x_n can be found by this definition. Write a function which takes as input arguments x_1, x_2, n and k. The output should be x_n.

For example, if x_1=exp(1), x_2=pi, n=5, and k=5/9 then:

R = get_recurse(exp(1),pi,5,4/9)

R = 2.31187497992966

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Last solution submitted on Aug 31, 2014

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Binbin Qi
on 9 May 2012

it cost much too time,so .....

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David Young
on 29 Feb 2012

Fails for both n=1 and n=2?

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@bmtran
on 9 Feb 2012

holy moly, you posted this one mere seconds after i posted mine.

David Young
on 29 Feb 2012

Fails for n=1?

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Alfonso Nieto-Castanon
on 9 Feb 2012

that was a photo-finish :)

David Young
on 29 Feb 2012

OK for both n=1 and n=2.

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