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fractions as exponents

CSmith

Member
Aug 22, 2012
41
1.) 16 3/2

=16 1/2
=(2 square root)^3
=(2(4x4)^3
=(2 square root 4)^3
 

Jameson

Administrator
Staff member
Jan 26, 2012
4,043
1.) 16 3/2

=16 1/2
=(2 square root)^3
=(2(4x4)^3
=(2 square root 4)^3
Here's a quicker way to check your answer. Go to Wolfram Alpha and type in your problem. It will simplify it for you and you can see if your answer matches.

You need to be careful though when entering the problem. For example, your problem should be written there as 16^[3/2]. The ^ symbol means exponent. If there's a fraction, put the fraction inside [] brackets.