Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 10 - Section 10.1 - Radical Expressions and Radical Functions - Practice: 23

Answer

$5$

Work Step by Step

Using the rule given in the book: If $n$ is an even positive integer, then $\sqrt[n]{a^n} = |a|$ If $n$ is an odd positive integer, then $\sqrt[n]{a^n} = a$ We get $|-5| = 5$ as the answer.
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