# Simple expression

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

thanks

## Answers and Replies

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

I'm moving this to precalc HW forum.

no, i cant find n.

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

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

CompuChip