Factor the expression. Express your answer so that only positive exponents occur.

The answer:

so far I've done:

Is that right so far and if so, what do I do next?

Thanks.

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- Apr 18th 2010, 05:13 PMdesiderius1Factor an expression containing rational exponents
Factor the expression. Express your answer so that only positive exponents occur.

The answer:

so far I've done:

Is that right so far and if so, what do I do next?

Thanks. - Apr 18th 2010, 05:35 PMskeeter
- Apr 18th 2010, 06:12 PMdesiderius1
Another factor question:

Answer:

Wouldn't ?

I don't see how they got the on the bottom.. when the exponent isn't negative. - Apr 18th 2010, 06:22 PMskeeter
- Apr 18th 2010, 06:36 PMdesiderius1

How do you get 4(14 + x)?

- Apr 18th 2010, 06:48 PMdesiderius1
oh I see, you multiply 8 and 7 to get 56.

56/14 = 4.