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    Simplify a Radical



    Is that the correct answer to the problem?

    I got in radicals: 6 and 11, x^6, y{^14}, y
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    Quote Originally Posted by fluffy_penguin View Post


    Is that the correct answer to the problem?

    I got in radicals: 6 and 11, x^6, y{^14}, y
    No, it isn't right. You forgot to take the square roots of x^6 and y^{14}.

    \sqrt{396x^6y^{15}}

    = \sqrt{36x^6y^{14} \cdot 11y}

    = \sqrt{36} \sqrt{x^6} \sqrt{y^14} \sqrt{11y}

    = 6x^3y^7 \sqrt{11y}

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