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anonymous
 one year ago
Simplify (5)^1/2 * (5x)^5/2 (5x)^3/2
My final answer is x/sqrt5. Is this correct?
anonymous
 one year ago
Simplify (5)^1/2 * (5x)^5/2 (5x)^3/2 My final answer is x/sqrt5. Is this correct?

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arindameducationusc
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1all x terms right?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[5^{1/2}*5x ^{5/2}(5x)^{3/2}\]

arindameducationusc
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1firt add the power of x as 5 is common base 5/23/2 The total answer you will get x/sqrt(5)

arindameducationusc
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Congrats! Correct answer!

arindameducationusc
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1O wait.... the answer is sqrt(5)x

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh. How do I get there?

arindameducationusc
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1440210052094:dw

arindameducationusc
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1initial one above, I think you got that... Now see what happens

arindameducationusc
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1440210109054:dw

arindameducationusc
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1as 5^1/2 is sqrt(5) in the denominator (Law of exponents)

arindameducationusc
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1now sqrt5*sqrt5=5 so simplify

arindameducationusc
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1440210183235:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I do it this way: \[5^{1/2}*5x ^{5/2}(5x)^{3/2}= 1/5*\sqrt{5x ^{5}}(1/\sqrt{5x ^{3}})\]

arindameducationusc
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1My way is easier.........

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I do not understand how I get from dw:1440210294618:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I then get thisdw:1440210396554:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Is that work correct? If so, then I get dw:1440210462464:dw

arindameducationusc
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1In simple words, when base is same in this case 5 is same, you can subtract the powers!

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So you are saying that I can go from dw:1440210540555:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Your reasoning would be correct if the exponents were not negative? I do not understand how people can get to the answer 5sqrtx

arindameducationusc
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.11/2 dont do that!

arindameducationusc
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1only 5/23/2 1/2 has no x term

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It is still incorrect though because it would be 5/2(3/2)=8/2

arindameducationusc
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1its 5/2+(3/2) =2/2=1

arindameducationusc
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1now are you understanding?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh.let me try this now.dw:1440211147039:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I understand the logic. Where doe the 5^1/2 go now?

arindameducationusc
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1its a constant so its just 1/sqrt(5) see, 5^1/2 = sqrt(5) so 5^1/2=1/sqrt(5) Did you get the logic?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes. So what is the final answer?

arindameducationusc
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1440211406218:dw

arindameducationusc
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1440211455166:dw so sqrt(5)x is the answer

arindameducationusc
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1If you liked my response, don't forget to medal and fan....

arindameducationusc
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@TotallyNautical are you there?
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