Posted on 2011-04-30
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
On the bottom line how does the denominators b^2 * 2a^3/2b^1/2 = b^2*2a(ab)^1/2

More specifically this part- a(ab)^1/2

Question by:kadin
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    Accepted Solution

    (ab)1/2  is sqrt(ab)

    mainly X power 1/2 is square root of X by definition

    Author Comment

    Ok. That explains the next question I was going to ask. Thanks for that. Mean while I think I might have figured my first question.

    a^3/2 = a^1 and 1/2

    2a(ab)^1/2  The a was just split into two a's. The second a was put with the b (ab)^1/2.

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