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Fractional Exponents

by Jessica
(Stockton)










































The following expression contains three fractional exponents

p^2/5(p^3/5+3p^8/5)

Simplify this expression by combining the terms in the expression to the maximum extent possible.

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Dec 09, 2011
Fractional Exponents
by: Staff


Question:

by Jessica
(Stockton)

p^2/5(p^3/5+3p^8/5)


Answer:

[p^(2/5)]*[p^(3/5)+3p^(8/5)]

= p^[(3/5)+(2/5)] + 3p^[(8/5) )+(2/5)]

= p^(5/5) + 3p^(10/5)

= p^(1) + 3p^(2)

= p + 3p²

= 3p² + p


The final answer is: 3p² + p



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