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simplify this (image attached)



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how do i get the 125 down?

lgbasallote
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well \[\huge 125 = 5^3\]
does that help?

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do i use that with the 6?

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yes

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actually...it depends on what you meant...

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im a bit lost

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(5^3)^(1/6) = 5 ^(3/6) = 5^(1/2)
and
(a^15)^(1/6) = ?

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recall that 6th root = ^ (1/6)

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so a^5/2 ?

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yes

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dont forget to simplify the whole thing

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how do i simplify 5^1/2 a^5/2

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@lgbasallote

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\[\huge x^{1/2} \times y^{1/2} \implies (xy)^{1/2} \implies \sqrt{xy}\]

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so i should put a square root over the five? err...

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or is it liike 5a^?/2