# Simple expression

alpha01
can someone please show how 2/5(sqrt(3)^5) = 18sqrt(3) / 5

thanks

Staff Emeritus
Can you write $$\sqrt{3}^5$$ as $3^n$ for some rational, n?

I'm moving this to precalc HW forum.

alpha01
no, i can't find n.

also, this isn't a homework or school related question. I can't see why a warning was necessary.

Tedjn
$$\sqrt{3}$$ is three raised to what power?