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  • 5 years ago

square root of 16x^6...seems simple, but do i have to work it all out or is there a trick with the exponents?

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  1. anonymous
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    there is a trick. The nth root is the same as raising to the power of 1/n

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    \[\sqrt[a]b = (b)^\frac{1}{a}\]

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    so 16x^3?

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    no, you have to apply the power to the 16 as well

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    so 4x^3

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    indeed.

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    thanks

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