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anonymous
 4 years ago
Does anyone know anything about square roots
anonymous
 4 years ago
Does anyone know anything about square roots

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angela210793
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Wht do u want to know?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I have this equation, its 3 square root symbol 27/y^6

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.13sqrt(27)  ?? y^6

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so the y^6 is not part of the radical correct?

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1for clarification: \[\frac{3\sqrt{27}}{y^6}\]

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1and you want to "simplify" perhaps?

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1sqrt(27) = sqrt(3*3*3) = sqrt(3^2) sqrt(3) = 3sqrt(3) 3*3sqrt(3) 9sqrt(3)  =  y^6 y^6

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1most math notation has something that will undo it; the relationship between sqrt and ^2 cancel each other out

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so if you can determine a value in the sqrt(...) that can be factored as a ^2; go for it

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1to make it easier to read: sqrt(27) sqrt(3*3*3) sqrt(3^2) * sqrt(3) 3 * sqrt(3)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so now, it becomes 9 sqrt(3)  y^6

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1thats as far as I can see to take it

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok, cool... i have another one too... its the square root symbol 9x^6  64y^3

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1sqrt(filler) is more readable

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1sqrt(9 x^6)  ; like thgis? 64 y^3

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you should keep in mind that multiplication can split a radical like this: sqrt(9 x^6) sqrt(9) sqrt(x^6) ; now we can work on each of these in their own right

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1what does sqrt(9) equal?

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.13 it is; and for the x^6 part we have to know something about exponents. sqrt is another name for ^(1/2); which means sqrt(x^6) = x^(6/2) = x^3 altogether we get: 3 x^3  64 y^3

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok, so now we try to find the square root of 64; right?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok.. i think i get it

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so its 3x^3  8y^3

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is that the final answer or is there more to simplify?

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1if 64 is included in the radical; thats the umbrella of the sqaure root sign, then you would most likely convert it to 8 yes ... otherwise, leave it as is
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