Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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

Chapter 10 - Section 10.2 - Rational Exponents - Exercise Set: 54

Answer

$\dfrac{y^{11/3}}{(y^{5})^{1/3}}=y^{2}$

Work Step by Step

$\dfrac{y^{11/3}}{(y^{5})^{1/3}}$ Evaluate the power indicated in the denominator: $\dfrac{y^{11/3}}{(y^{5})^{1/3}}=\dfrac{y^{11/3}}{y^{5/3}}=...$ Evaluate the division: $...=y^{11/3-5/3}=y^{6/3}=y^{2}$
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