# Question #9b176

Mar 6, 2017

x = 1

#### Explanation:

${x}^{\frac{1}{2}} = 1$
$\sqrt{x} = 1$
$x = {1}^{2}$
$x = 1$

Remember that the denominator for an exponent is always the root of the number, for instance if it was ${x}^{\frac{1}{3}}$ then it would be $\sqrt[3]{x}$ and they are both equivalent.