Roots Expressed as Exponents Help
Properties of Roots Expressed as Exponents
Roots can be written as exponents by using the following two properties. This ability is useful in algebra and calculus.
The exponent is a fraction whose numerator is 1 and whose denominator is the root.
(If n is even, a must be nonnegative.)
The exponent is a fraction whose numerator is the power and whose denominator is the root.
Find practice problems and solutions at Roots Expressed as Exponents Practice Problems - Set 1.
Simplifying Multiple Roots
One of the uses of these exponent-root properties is to simplify multiple roots. Using the properties , gradually rewrite the multiple roots as an exponent then as a single root.
Find practice problems and solutions at Roots Expressed as Exponents Practice Problems - Set 2.
More practice problems for this concept can be found at: Exponents and Roots Practice Test.
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