Radicals-> Exponential equations

  • #1
how would I take the cube root of the square root of 2 as an exponential equation? the square root of 2 is 21/2 but I dont know what to do with the cube root.
 
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cristo
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The cubed root of x is x1/3. So, your expression for the cubed root of the square root of 2 is [tex](2^{\frac{1}{2}})^{\frac{1}{3}}[/tex]. Can you simplify this?
 
  • #3
well Id have to simplify it, because im supposed to turn the new simplified exponent to a radical
 
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HallsofIvy
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Was that an answer to Cristo's question?? He asked do you know HOW to simplify it.
 
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oh, no i dont know how
 

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