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Janu16

  • one year ago

Rewrite in simplest rational exponent form. Show each step. I will draw it hold on.

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  1. Janu16
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  2. Janu16
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    |dw:1438036602835:dw|

  3. DanJS
    • one year ago
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    yeah, do you remember the root rule

  4. DanJS
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    apply that to both of them first

  5. DanJS
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    changing a radical to a base to a power

  6. DanJS
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    The nth root of something is the same as that something raised to the (1/n) power

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    why did you make a fraction, there are no negative exponents here...

  8. Janu16
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    i meant 4/2

  9. DanJS
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    \[\sqrt{x}*\sqrt[4]{x} = x ^{1/2}*x ^{1/4}\]

  10. Janu16
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    uhh i dont know where i got 3 from lol so its suppose to be 1

  11. DanJS
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    ha, i was wondering.. now just add the exponents when you multiply the common base x together

  12. Janu16
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    so you are suppose to have same base so would you change both base to 4?

  13. DanJS
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    you can only combine the powers if the bases are thesame , in this case they both are X

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    so you dont change the base or you do?

  15. DanJS
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    no no, just use the rule... \[x^a * x^b = x^{a + b}\]

  16. Janu16
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    x^2

  17. Janu16
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    are there any further steps??

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    @DanJS

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