Precalculus (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 013421742X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13421-742-0

Chapter R - Review of Basic Concepts - R.6 Rational Exponents - R.6 Exercises - Page 65: 97



Work Step by Step

The least exponent of the variable is $-7/5$. The numerical coefficients have a greatest common factor of $4$. Factor out $4a^{-7/5}$ to obtain: $=\color{blue}{4a^{-7/5}(a+4)}$
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