#### Answer

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#### Work Step by Step

As shown on page 445, we know that $a^{\frac{m}{n}}=\sqrt[n] a^{m}=(\sqrt[n] a)^{m}$.
Therefore, $36^{.5}=36^{\frac{1}{2}}=\sqrt[2] 36^{1}=\sqrt 36=6$.
We know that $\sqrt 36=6$, because $6^{2}=36$.

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ISBN 10:
0321969359

ISBN 13:
978-0-32196-935-4

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