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TeemoTheTerific
 3 years ago
Simplify
(2^1/2  2^1/2)^2
ill write it neater. Please help
TeemoTheTerific
 3 years ago
Simplify (2^1/2  2^1/2)^2 ill write it neater. Please help

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TeemoTheTerific
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1359872594130:dw

TeemoTheTerific
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i know formula a^2  2ab + b^2

TeemoTheTerific
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i dont get it :P

TeemoTheTerific
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1359872887253:dwbtw original question is

TeemoTheTerific
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thats original quesiton

TeemoTheTerific
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes your right now hartnn :)

hartnn
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1can you simplify that now ?

TeemoTheTerific
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is there a way to do this question using indices laws?

TeemoTheTerific
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0cause my teacher prefers that :P

hartnn
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1i have used law od indices \(2^{1/2}.2^{1/2}= 2^{1/2+1/2}=2^1=2\)

TeemoTheTerific
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes thank you so much

whpalmer4
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[(2^{1/2}  2^{1/2})^2 = (2^{1/2}2^{1/2})(2^{1/2}2^{1/2})=\]\[2^{1/2}*2^{1/2}2^{1/2}2^{1/2}  2^{1/2}2^{1/2} + 2^{1/2}2^{1/2} = \]\[2^12^02^0+2^{1} = 2  1  1 + \frac{1}{2} = \frac{1}{2}\]

whpalmer4
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Maybe easier to write \(a = 2^{1/2}\) and \(b = a^{1/2}\) then \[(ab)^2 = a^2  2ab + b^2 = (2^{1/2})^{1/2}  2*2^{1/2}*2^{1/2} + (2^{1/2})^2 =\]\[2^1  2*2^0 + 2^{1} = 2^{1} = \frac{1}{2}\] and use some different properties :)
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