Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus, 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305071751
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-175-9

Chapter 1 - Section 1.2 - Exponents and Radicals - 1.2 Exercises: 16

Answer

$x^{-\frac{5}{2}}$

Work Step by Step

$\frac{1}{\sqrt {x^{5}}}$ = $\frac{1}{{x^{5}}^{1/2}}$ = $\frac{1}{x^{(5)(1/2)}}$ = $\frac{1}{x^{(5/2)}}$ = $x^{-\frac{5}{2}}$
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