$\displaystyle 32^\frac{3}{5}$ $\displaystyle = (2^5)^\frac{3}{5}$ $\displaystyle = 2^3$ correct?
Last edited by jvignacio; Nov 21st 2008 at 09:09 AM.
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$\displaystyle (32)^{\frac{2}{5}} = (2^5)^{\frac{2}{5}} = 2^2 = 4 $
Originally Posted by Twig $\displaystyle (32)^{\frac{2}{5}} = (2^5)^{\frac{2}{5}} = 2^2 = 4 $ sorry typo! the equation is $\displaystyle 32^\frac{3}{5}$
2(to the 5th)to the 3/5th you can just simplify the 5 and you will get 2 to the 3rd=8
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