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Use properties of exponents to simplify the expression. Answer should not include any negative exponents. Please explain steps.
(a^1/2)^4/3
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Use properties of exponents to simplify the expression. Answer should not include any negative exponents. Please explain steps. (a^1/2)^4/3 Thank you!
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this is a power of a power. what do you do with the exponents? dw:1333139611724:dw
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yrivers36 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
What I did with this problem was flip it and made it the denomenator and put 1 as the numerator
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yrivers36 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1333139712505:dw
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dpaInc Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ok.. that's good. but still, look at the denominator now... you still have a "power of a power". What do you do to the exponents in this case?
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yrivers36 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I think that I add them getting 1/a^11/6
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dpaInc Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1333139867932:dw you still thing you add them?
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yrivers36 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ummm multiply
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dpaInc Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yep. in power of a power case, you multiply them... so what's your answer?
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dpaInc Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
very nice! well done.. :)
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yrivers36 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Thank you so much!!!
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