Elementary Algebra

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

Chapter 9 - Roots and Radicals - 9.3 - More on Simplifying Radicals - Problem Set 9.3: 8

Answer

-3/2

Work Step by Step

When taking a cube root of a fraction, we take the cube root of the numerator (top of the fraction) and denominator (bottom of the fraction) separately. The cube root of -27 is -3, and the cube root of 8 is 2, giving us an answer of -3/2.
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