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anonymous
 one year ago
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anonymous
 one year ago
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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Please help if possible.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0A rectangle has a length of the fifth root of 16 inches and a width of 2 to the 1 over 5 power inches. Find the area of the rectangle.

amistre64
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3what are your thoughts about it? what have you considered?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Im not sure but i think the answer might be A

amistre64
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3hmm, how are roots and exponents related?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0when you transform a root of something to an exponent it will go under 1/?

amistre64
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3yes when an exponent is a fraction, the top is power, the bottom is a root 16^(1/5) * 2^(1/5) is it possible that 16 is a power of 2?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Like \[\sqrt{2} = \] 2^1/2

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No that is not possible.

amistre64
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3so 2*2*2*2 , cant possible be 16 eh

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Or do you mean if i do 2^4

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay sorry i thought you meant if 16 could go into 2 my bad

amistre64
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.32^4 yes now, lets use this: when an exponent is a fraction the top is a power the bottom is a root 16^(1/5) ... but 16 = 2^4 2^(4/5) now what happens when we multiply like bases?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Sorry i dont understand, i'm terrible with radicals/exponents please further explain

amistre64
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3ive explained it as basic as i can when an exponent is a fraction ... the TOP is power, the BOTTOM is a root. \[\large \sqrt[5]{16}\] \[\large \sqrt[5]{2^4}\] \[\large {2^{4/5}}\] now all there is to do is multiply to find an area what is: \[2^{4/5}~*~2^{1/5}\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So my answer would b C

amistre64
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3your answer is 2, the option to choose is C

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thanks for your help i appreciate it :D

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Would you be able to help me with another one possibly?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thanks anyways :D have a great day.
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