1. Mar 3, 2007

### rock4christ

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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2. Mar 3, 2007

### 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 $$(2^{\frac{1}{2}})^{\frac{1}{3}}$$. Can you simplify this?

3. Mar 3, 2007

### rock4christ

well Id have to simplify it, because im supposed to turn the new simplified exponent to a radical

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4. Mar 3, 2007

### HallsofIvy

Was that an answer to Cristo's question?? He asked do you know HOW to simplify it.

5. Mar 3, 2007

### rock4christ

oh, no i dont know how