A community for students.

Here's the question you clicked on:

55 members online
  • 0 replying
  • 0 viewing

anonymous

  • one year ago

how do i simplify this?

  • This Question is Closed
  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    Simplify what?

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    \[\frac{ x ^{1/4} }{ x ^{1/14} }\]

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    @perl can you please use complete sentences so i can understand to do it because i have more expressions like these i need to simplify

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    Or you can get rid of the fractions by multiplying them by their reciprocals

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    can you please show me step by step? @Jcameron

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    i wasn't there when the teacher was explaining this please help

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    so you multiply 1/4 with 4/1 multiply 1/14 with 14/1 what do you get?

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    you should end up with a whole number

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    4/4= 1 14/14 = 1

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    x/x

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    so you end up with x

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    does that make sense??

  13. anonymous
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    because if you divide 1x with 1x you get 1

  14. anonymous
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    so is the final answer x or x/x?

  15. anonymous
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    the final answer should be x

  16. anonymous
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    okay thank you so much that actually makes sense like for some reason i axpected it to be harder thats why my mind was confused

  17. anonymous
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    Do you understand? I know I was kind of sloppy with my explanation

  18. anonymous
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    No problem :)

  19. anonymous
    • one year ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    no i totally get it

  20. Not the answer you are looking for?
    Search for more explanations.

    • Attachments:

Ask your own question

Sign Up
Find more explanations on OpenStudy
Privacy Policy

Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.

spraguer (Moderator)
5 → View Detailed Profile

is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...

23

  • Teamwork 19 Teammate
  • Problem Solving 19 Hero
  • You have blocked this person.
  • ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...

Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.

This is the testimonial you wrote.
You haven't written a testimonial for Owlfred.