Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 7 - Section 7.3 - Simplifying Radical Expressions - Vocabulary, Readiness & Video Check: 6


b. subtract

Work Step by Step

To simply $\frac{x^{\frac{2}{3}}}{{x^{\frac{1}{5}}}}$, we can subtract the exponents using the quotient rule. $x^{\frac{2}{3}-\frac{1}{5}}=x^{\frac{10}{15}-\frac{3}{15}}=x^{\frac{7}{15}}$
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