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ymcmillan

  • 3 years ago

How would you define what a rational exponemet is? Is there such a thing as an irrational exponent? explain

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  1. kjmoney
    • 3 years ago
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    Exponent is number to multiply a number by itself. An exponent can be any manipulation of numbers, so if there can be irrational numbers, there can be irrational exponents.

  2. WhitLynn2487
    • 3 years ago
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    I have to evaluated or simplify the numerical expressions for question 11 1/2 * 11^3

  3. cwrw238
    • 3 years ago
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    is that 11 1/2 or 11^ (1/2) ?

  4. WhitLynn2487
    • 3 years ago
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    11^1/2

  5. cwrw238
    • 3 years ago
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    ok when you multiply expressions of this form you add the exponents eg x^2 * x^3 = x^5

  6. cwrw238
    • 3 years ago
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    so here we have |dw:1357853483198:dw|

  7. cwrw238
    • 3 years ago
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    you can use you caculator to convert this to a numeric value

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