Please help with:

y^1/2(y^2/3+y^5/3)

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- January 26th 2013, 11:42 PMostheimerdlDistribute fractional exponents
Please help with:

y^1/2(y^2/3+y^5/3) - January 27th 2013, 12:14 AMearbothRe: Distribute fractional exponents
- January 27th 2013, 07:38 PMPazeRe: Distribute fractional exponents
Is this pre-calculus?

- January 27th 2013, 08:01 PMpspssRe: Distribute fractional exponents
y^1/2(y^2/3 + y^5/3)

= y^1/2 × y^2/3 + y^1/2 × y^5/3)

= y^(1/2 + 2/3) + y^(1/2 + 5/3)

= y^(7/6) + y^(13/6)

= y^(7/6)[1 + y^(6/6)]

= y^(7/6)[1 + y^(1)]

= y^(7/6)[1 + y]

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