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Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

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Stewart + 5 others
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Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

6th Edition
Stewart + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840068071

Solutions

Chapter 1, Problem 27RE
To determine

Simplify the expression.

Expert Solution

Answer to Problem 27RE

  4r5/2s7

Explanation of Solution

Given information:

Simplify the expression.

  8r1/2s32r2s4

Calculation:

For a real number x&y and rational numbers n&m use following exponent properties.

  a)xmxn=xm+nb)(xm)n=xmnc)xn=1xnd)(xy)n=xnyn

Now consider,

  8r1/2s32r2s4=4r1/2+2s34=4r5/2s7=4r5/2s7

Hence, the simplified expression is, 4r5/2s7

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