College Algebra (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321979478
ISBN 13: 978-0-32197-947-6

Chapter R - Section R.8 - nth Roots; Rational Exponents - R.8 Assess Your Understanding: 18

Answer

$2x\sqrt[4]{3x}$

Work Step by Step

We use $\sqrt[n] {m^n}=m$ to obtain: $\displaystyle \sqrt[4]{48x^5}=\sqrt[4]{16*3*x^5}=\sqrt[4]{2^4*3*x^4*x}=2x\sqrt[4]{3x}$
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