Emily778
Simplify the expression.
X ^2/3 y ^1/4/ X ^1/2 y ^1/2



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SolomonZelman
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Can you use equation editor to retype it, if you will?

shamil98
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When multiplying exponents, you add the exponents..
\[\huge x^m * x^n = x^{m+n}\]

shamil98
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That have the same base*

Emily778
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dw:1387512912749:dw

Emily778
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That's what it looks like.

shamil98
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Okay use the rule:
\[\huge \frac{ x^m }{ x^n } = x^{mn}\]

shamil98
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what is
2/3  1/2 ?
(for the x variable)
and
1/4  (1/2)
(for the y variable)

Emily778
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I don't know.

shamil98
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you're doing algebra one, and you can't subtract fractions?...
\[\huge \frac{ 2 }{ 3 }  \frac{ 1 }{ 2 } = ?\]
\[\huge \frac{ 1 }{ 4 } + \frac{ 1 }{ 2 } = ?\]

abb0t
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Don't patronize them @shamil98

Emily778
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No kidding thankyou @abb0t