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    simplify indice

    32^\frac{3}{5}

    = (2^5)^\frac{3}{5}

    = 2^3



    correct?
    Last edited by jvignacio; November 21st 2008 at 09:09 AM.
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    hi

    (32)^{\frac{2}{5}} = (2^5)^{\frac{2}{5}} = 2^2 = 4
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    Quote Originally Posted by Twig View Post
    (32)^{\frac{2}{5}} = (2^5)^{\frac{2}{5}} = 2^2 = 4
    sorry typo! the equation is 32^\frac{3}{5}
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    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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