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alyssababy7

  • 2 years ago

Simplify using properties of exponents. 16x^2/3 / 4x^1/4 A. 4x^5/12 B. 4x^1/12 C. 4x^5/3 D. 12x^1/12 (i will draw it out in comment)

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  1. Outkast3r09
    • 2 years ago
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    \[16x^{2/3}=16x^{8/12}\]

  2. alyssababy7
    • 2 years ago
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    |dw:1352517269250:dw|

  3. Outkast3r09
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    \[4x^{1/4} =4x^{3/12}\]

  4. Outkast3r09
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    so you get this|dw:1352513681003:dw|

  5. Outkast3r09
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    now you have two fractions the same so use your exponent properties =]

  6. alyssababy7
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    so it would be a?

  7. Outkast3r09
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    yep =]

  8. alyssababy7
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    thank you

  9. satellite73
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    your real job is to divide 16 by 4 and get 4 (that is the easy part) and then subtract \[\frac{2}{3}-\frac{1}{4}\] for your exponent that part is arithmetic

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