## Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

$\sqrt {c}$
When a power is raised to a power, we multiply the two powers. Thus, we multiply 1/4 and 2 to obtain that the expression simplifies to $c^{1/2}$. Raising a variable or number to the 1/2 power is the same as a square root, so we simplify: $\sqrt {c}$