Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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Chapter 10 - Section 10.1 - Radical Expressions and Radical Functions - Exercise Set: 103

Answer

$\sqrt[10] {-17}$ is not a real number.

Work Step by Step

$\sqrt[10] {-17}$ is not a real number because no real number multiplied by itself ten times can give a negative number. Even indexes cannot give a real number if the radicand is negative.
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