Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 11 - Additional Topics - 11.3 - Fractional Exponents - Problem Set 11.3 - Page 489: 43



Work Step by Step

Recall the following equation: $ \frac{a^{b}}{a^{c}}=a^{b-c}$ Thus, we simplify: $ \frac{2^{1/2}}{2^{1/2}}=2^{1/2-1/2}=2^{0}=1$
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