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

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Chapter 10 - Exponents and Radicals - 10.4 Dividing Radical Expressions - 10.4 Exercise Set: 71

Answer

$\dfrac{2a^2}{\sqrt[3]{20ab}}$

Work Step by Step

Rationalizing the numerator, the given expression, $ \sqrt[3]{\dfrac{2a^5}{5b}} ,$ is equivalent to \begin{array}{l} \sqrt[3]{\dfrac{2a^5}{5b}\cdot\dfrac{4a}{4a}} \\\\= \sqrt[3]{\dfrac{8a^6}{20ab}} \\\\= \dfrac{2a^2}{\sqrt[3]{20ab}} .\end{array}
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