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channie2003

  • 3 years ago

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

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  1. seancashmere
    • 3 years ago
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    is that ab^10/5?

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

  3. skullpatrol
    • 3 years ago
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    To find a power of a power you multiply the exponents.

  4. seancashmere
    • 3 years ago
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    is that the 5th root of ab?

  5. channie2003
    • 3 years ago
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    yeah 5th rt of ab^10

  6. skullpatrol
    • 3 years ago
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  7. seancashmere
    • 3 years ago
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    oh, the 10 is outside of the parenthesis! Yes, skull is right then!

  8. seancashmere
    • 3 years ago
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    it would be ab^(1/5*10)

  9. skullpatrol
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  10. channie2003
    • 3 years ago
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    would ab^2 be correct or am i thinking all wrong?

  11. seancashmere
    • 3 years ago
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    You got it!

  12. seancashmere
    • 3 years ago
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    make sure you keep the parentheses around the a and the b.

  13. seancashmere
    • 3 years ago
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    (ab)^2

  14. skullpatrol
    • 3 years ago
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    $$(ab)^2$$

  15. seancashmere
    • 3 years ago
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    I say it first, Skull says it better!

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

  17. skullpatrol
    • 3 years ago
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  18. seancashmere
    • 3 years ago
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    pleasure! I try to help others because I can not do my own work!

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