Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-1 Solving One-Step Equations - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 87

Answer

x=25/36

Work Step by Step

The problem asks you to simplify the expression. You add the two fractions first by creating a common denominator of 6. Then, you apply the exponent: (1/2+1/3)^2 =(3/6+2/6)^2 =(5/6)^2 =(5/6)(5/6) =25/36
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