Hello, everybody :]
I'm a little confused as to the solution of a radical expression. My goal is to simplify it as much as I can. Here is the expression:
The solution which I thought would be right is:
Using Mathway.com, however, it's telling me that the answer is:
I would greatly appreciate if someone could explain how I got the wrong answer so I may learn from my mistakes. :] Thank you all very much.
I'm sorry to bump, but I have another question. Here I have the following problem I've stumbled on:
According to my workbook, the answer is
However, I got the answer of
My basis for solving the problem was to add the exponents on the top and bottom by finding the least common factor, which led me to simplify it to this:
I am pretty much a beginner at math still, so I may have made a beginner's mistake when solving this problem. I would greatly appreciate some assistance, and I hope my step-by-step posting helps show where I may have made that mistake. :] Thank you very much in advance.