College Algebra (6th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-32178-228-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-228-1

Chapter P - Prerequisites: Fundamental Concepts of Algebra - Concept and Vocabulary Check: 12

Answer

$a$, $|a|$

Work Step by Step

As written on page 43; If $n$ is odd, $\sqrt [n] {a^{n}} = a$. If $n$ is even, $\sqrt [n] {a^{n}} = |a|$.
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