x^-1/2 How would this be written as a surd? 1/2sqroot x?
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x ^ -1/2 = $\displaystyle \frac { 1} { \sqrt x } $
Originally Posted by wolfhound x^-1/2 How would this be written as a surd? 1/2sqroot x? not sure how this could become a surd since we don't know the value of x. but this can be rewritten as $\displaystyle \frac{1}{\sqrt{x}}$ or $\displaystyle \frac{1}{x^{\frac{1}{2}}}$
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