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kandsbbf
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1358117374152:dw

nooce
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Simplify the x^12 and y^16 first

nooce
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Remember:\[(x^a)^b x^{a• b}\]

kandsbbf
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do i just simplify the exponents?

nooce
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1We're simplifying them first, cause it's easier haha, we'll move on to the 240 after you simplify the exponents

kandsbbf
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so how do i simplify them?

nooce
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Well since, \[(x^a)^b = x^{a•b}\] divide x^12 and y^16 by 4. What do you get?

nooce
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1(I mean the powers of x and y)

nooce
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Wait, but 12/4 = 3, not 2. Also, it would be y^4

nooce
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1But moving on, now we simplify \[\sqrt[4]{2901}\] Do you have any idea on how to do this? (just asking)

kandsbbf
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no lol, but i really appreciate u teaching me

nooce
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1No problem, I'm glad to help :) Well, first, we need to find a factor of 2901 that is a power of 4. (ex. 16, because 2^4 = 16)

kandsbbf
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how do we do that lol

nooce
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Here's a list of em: \[2^4 = 16\] \[3^4 = 81\] \[4^4 = 256\] \[5^4 = 625\] \[6^4 = 1296\] Are any of these numbers factors of 2901?

kandsbbf
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no i get dec. for all of them

nooce
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The number in the problem is 2901, right?

nooce
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Alright, since we know 2401 = 7^4, we can take that out of the radical :) So we get, \[\sqrt[4]{2401x^{12}y^{16}} = 7x^3y^4\] Do you get it? :D
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