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Back to this frustrating problem (5√ab)^10 The 5 is actually much smaller :)

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  1. seancashmere
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    is that ab^10/5?

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  2. skullpatrol
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    Rule of exponents for a power of a power: $$(a^m)^n= a^{mn}$$

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    To find a power of a power you multiply the exponents.

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    is that the 5th root of ab?

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  5. channie2003
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    yeah 5th rt of ab^10

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    |dw:1359079082129:dw|

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    oh, the 10 is outside of the parenthesis! Yes, skull is right then!

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    it would be ab^(1/5*10)

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    |dw:1359079219291:dw|

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    would ab^2 be correct or am i thinking all wrong?

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    You got it!

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  12. seancashmere
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    make sure you keep the parentheses around the a and the b.

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  13. seancashmere
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    (ab)^2

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    $$(ab)^2$$

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    I say it first, Skull says it better!

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  16. channie2003
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    Oh my thank you guys so much Ugh I really dont get along with math at all :)

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    |dw:1359079468665:dw|

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  18. seancashmere
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    pleasure! I try to help others because I can not do my own work!

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