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Author mark.dickinson
Recipients mark.dickinson, martin.panter, rhettinger, steven.daprano, tim.peters
Date 2016-08-14.10:48:17
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> - if y**n == x, return y;

Here's the problem, though: you're using the libm pow again in this test, so the result of this being True doesn't give tight information about how close y is to the nth root of x (and the test result may well differ from platform to platform).
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