# How do you express #sqrtt# as a fractional exponent?

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#### Explanation:

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#### Explanation:

When taking the square root of something you raise its power to

This is because of the Laws of exponents:

We know that:

And from the Laws of exponents, we know that the sum of the two exponents should equal 1. In the case of

Using exponents we can rewrite the multiplications of the roots presented above:

And because the sum of our exponents on the left should equal 1, we can solve for the unknown.

Therefore we can conclude that: