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    Smile rational fractions?

    I am a little unsure about this question, as I have found an answer that may suggest the one in the book has a mistake or I am not understanding correctly how to do it.
    Write each expression as a single power with positive exponents.
    a)  \frac{6^\frac{3}{2} \times  6^5}{6} = \frac{6^\frac{13}{2}}{6^\frac{2}{2}} = 6^\frac{11}{2}<br />
    The answer in the text is:
    16^\frac{11}{2}

    Thanks in advance.
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    Quote Originally Posted by whit221 View Post
    I am a little unsure about this question, as I have found an answer that may suggest the one in the book has a mistake or I am not understanding correctly how to do it.
    Write each expression as a single power with positive exponents.
    a)  \frac{6^\frac{3}{2} \times  6^5}{6} = \frac{6^\frac{13}{2}}{6^\frac{2}{2}} = 6^\frac{11}{2}<br />
    The answer in the text is:
    16^\frac{11}{2}

    Thanks in advance.
    The text has a typo. Your answer is correct.
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