You can put this solution on YOUR website!
You got it!! I think you are saying the problem is
, yes, you divide the exponent by 2, and the answer is
For additional help with simplifying Square Roots, please see own my website by clicking on my tutor name "Rapaljer" anywhere in algebra.com. Then click on the link there to my website. From my Homepage, look for the link "Basic, Intermediate, and College Algebra: One Step at a Time." For help with simplifying Square Roots, look for "Basic Algebra" and look in Chapter 5. See Section 5.01. This is FULL of examples, exercises, and answers to all the exercises. See also the "Math in Living Color" pages where many of these exercises are solved IN COLOR. My own students used to tell me that my explanations are much easier to understand than the traditional textbooks. Perhaps you will like this section.
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Dr. Robert J. Rapalje, Retired
Seminole State College of Florida
Altamonte Springs Campus