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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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  1. amistre64
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    its an expression, not an equation

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  2. amistre64
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    what constitutes a solution to a statement?

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

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

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

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  6. 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

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

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  8. Nismo450Z
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    for the most part yes.

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  9. yrivers36
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    Thank you for your help

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  10. 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

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  11. yrivers36
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    it was y^(-1/5)

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  12. Nismo450Z
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    i know. i was just giving an example

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  13. yrivers36
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    oh ok sorry

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  14. Nismo450Z
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    no worries have a good one

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  15. yrivers36
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    you too

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