Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

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ISBN 10: 0-13446-914-3
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Chapter P - Section P.3 - Radicals and Rational Exponents - Concept and Vocabulary Check: 12

Answer

$a$; $|a|$

Work Step by Step

RECALL: If $n$ is odd, $\sqrt[n]{a^n} = a$. If $n$ is even, $\sqrt[n]{a^n} = |a|$.
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