How do you simplify #sqrt(169x^4y^7)#?

1 Answer
May 5, 2018

Answer:

#13x^2y^(7/2)#

Explanation:

Square root is essentially raising what's in the radical to the 1/2 power, so:

#(169x^4y^7)^(1/2)#

So now, just simplify:

#169^(1/2)#=13

#x^(4*1/2=2)=x^2#

#y^(7*1/2=7/2)=y^(7/2)#

And now put it all together....

#13x^2y^(7/2)#

Hope this helped!!!