Simplify the following, expressing your answer with positive index numbers

Please show complete working out. Any help will be appreciated!

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- Jul 24th 2009, 04:24 PMMr RayonNegative and rational powers
Simplify the following, expressing your answer with positive index numbers

Please show complete working out. Any help will be appreciated! - Jul 24th 2009, 04:30 PMyeongil
For even exponents n, .

For odd exponents n, .

You should also know the properties of exponents, like

and

.

Apply the above to the problem. (I get or as my answer.)

01 - Jul 24th 2009, 04:52 PMHallsofIvy