# How do you simplify # x^(2/3)(x^(1/4) - x) #?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 1, 2017

#### Explanation:

We can distribute the

Let's first note that

Let's also remember that when multiplying numbers with the same base, we add exponents, i.e.

And now we combine fractions the way we always do (i.e. make the denominators the same)