## anonymous 5 years ago Whats an example of how rational exponets help you to multiply two radicals with different indices ?

1. amistre64

you can multiply like bases and add the exponents,,,,,

2. amistre64

$\sqrt{5} * \sqrt[3]{5}$

3. amistre64

$5^{1/2} * 5^{1/3} = 5^{1/2 + 1/3}$