College Algebra 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305115546
ISBN 13: 978-1-30511-554-5

Chapter P, Prerequisites - Section P.4 - Rational Exponents and Radicals - P.4 Exercises: 3

Answer

They are the same.

Work Step by Step

$\sqrt{5^{2}}=\sqrt{25}=5$ $(\sqrt{5})^{2}=(5^{1/2})^{2}=5^{(1/2)2}=5$ Thus they are the same.
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