Intermediate Algebra: Connecting Concepts through Application

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 0-53449-636-9
ISBN 13: 978-0-53449-636-4

Chapter 3 - Exponents, Polynomials and Functions - Chapter Review Exercises - Page 286: 12


a.) 4$^\frac{1}{5}$x$^\frac{2}{5}$ b.) (7ab)$^\frac{1}{2}$

Work Step by Step

In rational exponents, the denominator translates to the root of the base and the numerator translates to the power of the base. a.)$\sqrt[5] {4x^2}$=4$^\frac{1}{5}$x$^\frac{2}{5}$ b.) $\sqrt {7ab}$=(7ab)$^\frac{1}{2}$
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