## Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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# Chapter 10 - Exponents and Radicals - 10.1 Radical Expressions and Functions - 10.1 Exercise Set: 72

#### Answer

$|2a+b|$

#### Work Step by Step

Using $\sqrt{x^2}=|x|$, the given expression, $\sqrt[1976]{(2a+b)^{1976}} ,$ simplifies to \begin{array}{l} |2a+b| .\end{array} We put the variables in absolute value bars since they are both being raised to an odd power.

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