#### Answer

$3^{-\frac{1}{2}}$

#### Work Step by Step

RECALL:
(i) $\sqrt{a} = a^{\frac{1}{2}}$
(ii) $\dfrac{1}{a^m} = a^{-m}$
Use rule (i) above to obtain:
$\dfrac{1}{3^{\frac{1}{2}}}$
Use rule (ii) above to obtain:
$=3^{-\frac{1}{2}}$

Published by
Brooks Cole

ISBN 10:
1305115546

ISBN 13:
978-1-30511-554-5

$3^{-\frac{1}{2}}$

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