yrivers36
Please help me to understand.
y ^(1/5)
I changed problem to 1/y^(1/5) after this point I am not sure how to solve once its in radical form



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amistre64
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its an expression, not an equation

amistre64
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what constitutes a solution to a statement?

Savvy
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you cannot solve it any further until and unless it is equal to something...

Nismo450Z
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guessing y^(1/5)=\[\sqrt[5]{y}\]

yrivers36
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Ok so I did have it right. Thank you so much

Nismo450Z
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I just changed the form of the equation. hint is look at the fraction and that what the sqrt will be powered to

yrivers36
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ok so then it will be the denominator and one the numerator

Nismo450Z
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for the most part yes.

yrivers36
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Thank you for your help

Nismo450Z
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y^(1/2)= is just \[\sqrt{y}\] because the sqrt is equal to second power that's why if you ever want to get rid of the sqrt just sq it

yrivers36
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it was y^(1/5)

Nismo450Z
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i know. i was just giving an example

yrivers36
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oh ok sorry

Nismo450Z
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no worries have a good one

yrivers36
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you too