How do you simplify #root4(5)*root4(5)#?

1 Answer
Jun 8, 2018

Answer:

One way to simplify this is by rewriting the numbers with a fractional exponent:
#root4(5)*root4(5) = 5^(1/4)*5^(1/4)=5^((1/4+1/4))=5^(1/2)=root2(5)#

Explanation:

One way to simplify this is by rewriting the numbers with a fractional exponent:
#root4(5)*root4(5) = 5^(1/4)*5^(1/4)=5^((1/4+1/4))=5^(1/2)=root2(5)#