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anonymous

  • 4 years ago

I need someone to check my work, please: (a2/3)(a5/4) (the fractions are exponents) I came up with: a5/6 (the fraction is an exponent

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  1. precal
    • 4 years ago
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    bases are the same add the exponents (2/3) + (5/4) (8/12)+(15/12) 23/12 is the power

  2. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    2/3 + 5/4 - what precal said

  3. precal
    • 4 years ago
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    recall x(x) is x^2 because 1+1 = 2 x(x^2)=x^3 becasue 1+2=3

  4. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    okay so a7/7, but do I take it further?

  5. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    no the answer is a^(23/12) (its best to use ^ to indicate and exponent)

  6. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    Got you! Thanks so much for the help!

  7. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    * indicate an exponent

  8. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    yw

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