the question is...

my attempt...

the bit what i was unsire about was the sqrt

many thanks

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- March 6th 2010, 01:21 PMdecoy808express in terms log(x) log(y)
the question is...

my attempt...

the bit what i was unsire about was the sqrt

many thanks - March 6th 2010, 02:04 PMQuacky
http://www.mathhelpforum.com/math-he...b7510f6c-1.gif

Note that

Also note that

So to start, I would say:

http://www.mathhelpforum.com/math-he...b7510f6c-1.gif

How would you continue to simplify? - March 6th 2010, 04:40 PMdecoy808
im geting a bit confused with the simplifying.

do i remove the 1/2 by multipying by 2?

and im unsure how i would bring the x of the xy to the other side? - March 6th 2010, 05:30 PMQuacky
http://www.mathhelpforum.com/math-he...88ac28a5-1.gif

Let's split this up and simplify the

first.

Do you recall that

?

How would you apply that rule here?

Now let's look at:

Now, to simplify this, why not just apply the

http://www.mathhelpforum.com/math-he...da03a94e-1.gif rule? - March 6th 2010, 05:56 PMdecoy808
?

- March 6th 2010, 06:03 PMQuacky
Edit, nevermind, will edit in a sec.

- March 7th 2010, 03:23 AMQuacky
http://www.mathhelpforum.com/math-he...88ac28a5-1.gif

I think that this is correct, I'll check in a second. So you just made a sign error somewhere.

Edit: I've checked, and it seems that I am correct. I must apologize for the late reply - I was caught on my PC when I should have been asleep, so I was forced to turn it off abrutly.(Giggle) - March 7th 2010, 04:40 AMdecoy808
thank you for your help(Cool)