# Math Help - Can this be simplified?

1. ## Can this be simplified?

(1+x)^(2/3) - 1

Can this be simplified to get rid of any subtraction?

2. Originally Posted by jzellt
(1+x)^(2/3) - 1

Can this be simplified to get rid of any subtraction?
If you mean to get rid of the red part, 'fraid not.