# Math Help - square root question

1. ## square root question

I have a problem that tells me to simplify the sqaure root of 4x^8

Could someone please explain the steps I need to take to come to an answer, thanks!!!!!

2. ## Re:

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1. Rewrite the problem using parenthetical notation
2. Multiply outside exponent to base and exponent inside parenthesis

3. Originally Posted by qbkr21
Re:

1. Rewrite the problem using parenthetical notation
2. Multiply outside exponent to base and exponent inside parenthesis

Thanks! Would multiplying it by 1/2 always be the case?

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