I have no idea how to even begin on squaring a fraction. How would I do so? Could someone walk me through squaring 39/5 (thirty-nine fifths)?
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Originally Posted by cechmanek32 I have no idea how to even begin on squaring a fraction. How would I do so? Could someone walk me through squaring 39/5 (thirty-nine fifths)? in general $\displaystyle \bigg( \frac xy \bigg)^a = \frac {x^a}{y^a}$ we can apply the same rule to squaring. this is just when a = 2 so, $\displaystyle \bigg( \frac xy \bigg)^2 = \frac {x^2}{y^2}$ can you apply that rule to this problem?
Yes I can Jhevon...thanks again for answering! I didn't expect an answer from you this quickly since this wasn't an urgent question. You're fast! Thanks again!!!!
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