Hi; I've not come across this before what does sqrtsqrt25 mean? Thanks.
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Switching to exponential notation makes it more clear. [25^(½)]^(½) = 25^(½*½) = 25^(¼) -- The fourth rooth of 25. or [25^(½)]^(½) = 5^(½) -- The square root of 5.
Last edited by TKHunny; April 23rd 2011 at 08:53 PM.
Ok thanks for that do you know any websites where i an learn about these. What is this process called
Originally Posted by anthonye Ok thanks for that do you know any websites where i an learn about these. What is this process called You need to learn rational exponents.
Originally Posted by anthonye Hi; I've not come across this before what does sqrtsqrt25 mean? Thanks. Since the 'inner' square root gives you 5, I would have thought it was simply sqrt(5) .....
Yeah thanks guys I had thought that it would be inner root then outer root I was just checking as I only had my first very quick look at this root in a root but had to go out just needed confirmation.
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