Do you know the important basic rules like , and
Im trying to learn algebra because i slacked in highschool so my friend is teaching me but is at school and i cant figure out how to do a problem. my issue is im not sure what to do with the 3/2. The directions say to "Perform the operations and simplify"
Use the following identities:
if .
So, every time you see an expression that matches the left-hand side of an identity, you can rewrite the expression. For example, matches where , and . Therefore, .
It is also pretty easy to use mathematical notation on this forum. For example, [TEX]2^{3/2}(x^2)^{3/2}[/TEX] produces . Note that if the exponent consists of more than one symbol, it has to be wrapped in {}. You can also click "Reply with Quote" button to see the code of any post.