A community for students.
Here's the question you clicked on:
← 55 members online
 0 viewing
geeferz
 2 years ago
What is the fifth root of 12^4
geeferz
 2 years ago
What is the fifth root of 12^4

This Question is Closed

geoffb
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Remember, roots are just exponents that are 1/x. So, square root is to the power of 1/2. Cube root is to the power of 1/3. Therefore, if you want the fifth root, you can put it to the power of 1/5. \[(12^{4})^{\frac{1}{5}}\]

geeferz
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0would i need a calculator to figure out the final answer?

geoffb
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yes, you would. It would be \(12^{\frac{4}{5}}\) or \(12^{0.8}\). Definitely can't be done in your head.
Ask your own question
Sign UpFind more explanations on OpenStudy
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.