# How do you change (x^3y)^(1/4) into radical form?

Jun 26, 2016

An exponent which is a fraction is the same as as a root.
$\sqrt[4]{{x}^{3} y}$

#### Explanation:

An exponent which is a fraction is the same as as a root.
By definition:

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

The exponent of $\frac{1}{4}$ is the same as the fourth root.

$\sqrt[4]{{x}^{3} y}$