I'm not sure how the above all works out. I can't find a tutorial online for simplifying the index of a radical. Can someone help me out with an explanation?

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- May 20th 2011, 02:33 PMjesseChange/simplify the index of a radical

I'm not sure how the above all works out. I can't find a tutorial online for simplifying the index of a radical. Can someone help me out with an explanation? - May 20th 2011, 02:57 PMpickslides
Lets start with the first term,

There are other ways to reach this result, you just need additional exposure to the index laws.

Do you follow? - May 20th 2011, 03:05 PMjesse
I get it. I didn't think to put a power on the radicand. Thanks for your help!

- May 20th 2011, 03:09 PMPlato