## Calculus with Applications (10th Edition)

$\dfrac{1}{2}$
$\left(\dfrac{36}{144}\right)^{\frac{1}{2}} = \dfrac{6}{12}$ since $\left(\dfrac{6}{12}\right)^2 =\dfrac{36}{144}$ Simplifying gives: $\dfrac{6}{12} = \dfrac{1}{2}$