# How do you evaluate # 3^4*12^(3/2)*(1/2^2)^(3/2) #?

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Once the concepts have been mastered, the details are shown by the previous contributor, it is important to streamline your working.

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Change any base into prime factors:

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Remove brackets by multiplying the indices.

(take care with the multiplication of fractions)

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Add the indices of like bases and cancel like factors

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Which form of the answer is best or simplest is debatable.