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Rules for Rational Exponents  Problem 5
Alissa Fong
Alissa Fong
MA, Stanford University
Teaching in the San Francisco Bay Area
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One of the fundamental rules for working with exponents is the power to a power rule. The exponents get multiplied, even if they're negative. If the exponents are fractional, remember to multiply across the top, multiply across the bottom, and reduce. The final result should (most likely depending on text) be written with no negative exponents and with fractional exponents written in radical form.
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M.A. in Secondary Mathematics, Stanford University
B.S., Stanford University
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Rules for Rational Exponents
Problem 1 3,868 viewsSimplify:
8^{¼} 8^{⅔} 
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Problem 2 3,326 viewsSimplify:
( x^{½}y^{⅔} )¹² x 
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Problem 3 3,753 viewsSimplify:
√ x⁵y⁻² x⁻⁴∛y 
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Problem 4 3,043 viewsSimplify:
⁶√x⁵(⁶√x + ⁶√x⁷) 
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