a few problems I had to do for homework. Just wondering if someone could correct me?
Directions - Simplify Expressions with Rational Exponents
1. (8/27)^-2/3 = I got 9/4 for an answer
2. x^1/5 / x^3/10 = my answer.....X^1/10
3. (A^3 b^6)^1/3 = ab^2
4. (a^2/3 b^2)^6 (a^3 b^3)^1/3 = A^5b^13
5. (4c^5/3 / a^-1/4 b^5/6)^-3/2 = b^5/4 / 8c^5/2 a^3/8
confusing as heck to read. I could take pictures of the problems and answers like I did yesterday but someone told me not to do that i guess?
Correct.
Not quite.2. x^1/5 / x^3/10 = my answer.....X^1/10
We could also write it as but I think the exponential form looks better in this case (and depending on what the assignment requires, you could probably just leave it at ).
Correct.3. (A^3 b^6)^1/3 = ab^2
Correct.4. (a^2/3 b^2)^6 (a^3 b^3)^1/3 = A^5b^13
Correct, assuming the is supposed to be in the denominator.5. (4c^5/3 / a^-1/4 b^5/6)^-3/2 = b^5/4 / 8c^5/2 a^3/8
Yes. I don't think you are following the normal order of operations here (at least, I did not interpret it that way). You should make liberal use of parentheses to eliminate ambiguity.confusing as hell to read.
Pictures are usually a nuisance, but they are okay if that is the best you can do. I suggest becoming acquainted with (LaTeX); for a quick tutorial, see this post.I could take pictures of the problems and answers like I did yesterday but someone told me not to do that i guess?
I was responding to fallenx33's post above yours. He says that he originally had "X1/1^10" (which could be interpreted any number of ways), and in his original post he has "X^1/10" (presumably meaning "x^(1/10)"), but neither of these are correct. That is what I was saying.