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1. Thread: Simplifying expressions with fractional exponents and a variable in the numerator

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Help much appreciated

I did mistakenly say that 3^1 should be 1. I've tried it multiple times on paper and I couldn't find the mistake I made. High school was 11 years ago guys and I have to work the problems to...
2. Thread: Simplifying expressions with fractional exponents and a variable in the numerator

by jtbez8809
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ahhhhhhh.... the original question was to...

ahhhhhhh.... the original question was to simplify and leave with out radicals. I used multiplying powers to find that (3)[3^(x/2)]^2 = (3)(3^x) ...for 2/1 * x/2 simplifies to x....leaves me with...
3. Thread: Simplifying expressions with fractional exponents and a variable in the numerator

by jtbez8809
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ok...

I got that far and when I get to the last computation in that line of simplification 3 * 3^x and I get 9^x...

excuse my ignorance, where does the ^x+1 come from, specifically the + 1 part?

I'm...
4. Thread: Simplifying expressions with fractional exponents and a variable in the numerator

by jtbez8809
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Simplifying expressions with fractional exponents and a variable in the numerator

Hey guys, so this is my first post so bare with me. I am working a problem set in a precalc workbook and came across this:
(3)(3x/2)2

The answer i always arrive at no matter how I work it comes...
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