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Exponential Functions
a) (3/4)^2
b) 6^1/3x6^5/6
Rewrite the expressions as a single power with a positive exponent the evaluate. No Decimal Answers. Please explain how you do so please os I can understand. Thankyou
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Exponential Functions a) (3/4)^2 b) 6^1/3x6^5/6 Rewrite the expressions as a single power with a positive exponent the evaluate. No Decimal Answers. Please explain how you do so please os I can understand. Thankyou
 one year ago
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jja1978Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
a this is the same thing as raising 4/3^2. So by flipping the fraction I can just square as you would normally. (4/3)^2 is 16/9. The same thing as 3/4^2
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AdorkableBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Do I only flip the first fraction?
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AdorkableBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I got 72. Is it correct?
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jja1978Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
flipping the first fraction means instead of raising to a power of 2, you can just raise to a power of 2. so 4/3^2 is16/9.
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AdorkableBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Yes I have completed that. What about b?
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jja1978Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I think that with b the best thing is this. 6^1 / 3 x 6^5/6 ? this is the expression yes?
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jja1978Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So bring the ^5/6 up to the numerator. And subtract. Giving 6^11/6 divided by 3. So this finishes up being 2 ^11/6.
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