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anonymous
 one year ago
This confuses me, please help.
anonymous
 one year ago
This confuses me, please help.

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iGreen
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2\(\sf f(\dfrac{1}{2})\) means to plug in 1/2 for 'x'

iGreen
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2\(\sf f(x) = 3^x\) \(\sf f(\dfrac{1}{2}) = 3^{\frac{1}{2}}\)

iGreen
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Simplify the right side.

iGreen
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2No..1/2 is an exponent, it's not being multiplied. \(\sf 3^{\frac{1}{2}} \rightarrow 3^{0.5}\)

iGreen
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Plug it in your calculator

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I do not have one, but would it be 1/3 of 3^0.5?

iGreen
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Well, you can't really do this without a calculator.

iGreen
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2\(\sf a^{\frac{n}{m}} \rightarrow \sqrt[m]{a^n}\)

iGreen
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2So basically we're looking at: \(\sf \sqrt[2]{3^1} \rightarrow \sqrt{3}\)

iGreen
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2\(\sf \sqrt{3} \approx 1.73205081.~.~.\)

iGreen
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Now can you do the same with \(\sf f(\dfrac{1}{4})\)?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I got 1.31607401 from the calculator I just got.

iGreen
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Yep! \(\sf f(\dfrac{1}{4}) \rightarrow f(\dfrac{1}{4}) = 3^{\frac{1}{4}} \rightarrow \sqrt[4]{3^1} \rightarrow \sqrt[4]{3} \rightarrow 1.31607401.~.~.\)

iGreen
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Don't forget to round both of them to the nearest hundredth.
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