Hi All,

Quite a Simply question but elluding me currently.

I know how 2^4.3^4 = 6^4

But how does 12^5 = 2^10.3^5?

I understand it could also be 2^5.2^6 but I'm trying to determine the above answer?

Thanks In Advance,

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- March 2nd 2011, 04:42 AMdumluckExponents
Hi All,

Quite a Simply question but elluding me currently.

I know how 2^4.3^4 = 6^4

But how does 12^5 = 2^10.3^5?

I understand it could also be 2^5.2^6 but I'm trying to determine the above answer?

Thanks In Advance, - March 2nd 2011, 04:56 AMPlato
- March 2nd 2011, 05:03 AMdumluck
- March 2nd 2011, 05:32 AMangypangy
- March 2nd 2011, 05:37 AMPlato
- March 2nd 2011, 05:45 AMdumluck
- March 2nd 2011, 05:47 AMWilmer
27^4 / 3 or 27^(4/3) ?

- March 2nd 2011, 05:51 AMdumluck
- March 2nd 2011, 06:49 AMPlato
- March 2nd 2011, 07:14 AMdumluck
- March 2nd 2011, 07:18 AMPlato
- March 2nd 2011, 09:27 AMdumluck
- March 2nd 2011, 11:14 AMPlato
- March 3rd 2011, 02:56 AMHallsofIvy
Please do

**not**write "3sqrt" for the cube root! The "sq" in "sqrt" is from**square**and the cube root has nothing to do with a square root! For you to say you did NOT mean " " but meant "(3sqrt(27))^4" is exceptionally confusing.

(Yes, I know that the LaTeX for "cube root" is "\sqrt[3]{}" and I am just as annoyed at that!) - March 3rd 2011, 04:57 AMdumluck