1. ## surd help

given that $32\sqrt{2} = 2^a$

find the value of a.
is it correct to say that a = 11/2

so $2^{\frac{11}{2}}$ = $32\sqrt{2}$ ?

2. $32\sqrt{2} = 2^5 2^{1/2} = 2^{11/2}$

Yep.

01