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xKingx
 2 years ago
How do you write this in simplest form?
xKingx
 2 years ago
How do you write this in simplest form?

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geoffb
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\LARGE (b^{x})^{y} = b^{x \times y}\]

geoffb
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Remember the outside exponent also applies to the 8.

mathgirl73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1everything must be raised to 2/3 power . when raise a product by a power you multiply the exponents

xKingx
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@geoffb Can you explain how I'd use that formula with this problem?

mathgirl73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1354925885023:dw

mathgirl73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1354925885023:dw

xKingx
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Can you explain what you did in each step so I can make sure I understand it?

mathgirl73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1from the image the exponents looks negative.

mathgirl73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1everything has to be raised by the power that is outside the parentheses. so 2/3

mathgirl73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1everything has to be raised by the power that is outside the parentheses. so 2/3

mathgirl73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.18 raised to the 2/3 and a^3 raised to the 2/3

mathgirl73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you have to multiply a^3 by 2/3

mathgirl73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so you get in the numerator 3 times 2 = 6 and the denominator 3 times 1=3

mathgirl73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so you get in the numerator 3 times 2 = 6 and the denominator 3 times 1=3

mathgirl73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.16/3=2 so you have a^2

mathgirl73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1now you will have 8^2/3 a^2

mathgirl73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you can't have negative exponents so you drop 82/3 down in the denominator and it becomes 8^2/3

mathgirl73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1now you have a^2/8^2/3

mathgirl73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1if you havent learned how to convert fractional exponents to radicals then you can stop there

mathgirl73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1but if not you convert 8 2/3 to a radical

mathgirl73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1354927080454:dw

geoffb
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0"you can't have negative exponents" Sure you can. The rest of what you said looks good though.

mathgirl73
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you can but 99.9% of the time n Algebra, teachers want the answer using positive exponents.
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