Okay,Originally Posted bykbryant05

What you have in terms of rational exponents is,

Do you want me to express it as rational exponent?Originally Posted bykbryant05

Then,

and,

Thus,

Do you mean,Originally Posted bykbryant05

Or,

If it is case #2 then it is always true because the radicals cancel and you are left with which is always true for any non-negative real number. Thus I presume it is the first one?

Open parantheses first and watch those signs ,Originally Posted bykbryant05

Add the reals,

Add the imaginaries,

Thus,