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  • one year ago

How can the properties of rational exponents be applied to simplify expressions with radicals or rational exponents?

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Radicals can be also be written as numbers with rational exponents, which allows you to apply the same properties of rational exponents to them.

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    would u like an explanation

  3. anonymous
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    yeah @YK.PAPI

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    First, I will state something from the Law of Indices: amn=am−−−√n=(a√n)m Okay, for example we want to simplify this: 4√3⋅4√6 Because of the Law of Indices, we can write these as numbers with rational exponents. (To make it easier for us, let's write 4 as 22) 22−−√3⋅22−−√6 =223⋅226 =223⋅213 (We simplified 226 to 213) Helpful 0 Confusing 0 Remember that when multiplying numbers with the same base, you simply add their exponents. In this case, both numbers have the same base (2). 223⋅213 =22+13 =233 =21 =2

  5. anonymous
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    u see were it says 226 thats a fraction and the number next to it is a fractiom

  6. anonymous
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    basically everything is a fraction

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