# How do you write x^(1/2) in radical form?

x^(1/2) = color(green)(sqrtx
In exponents, ${a}^{\frac{1}{m}} = \sqrt[m]{a}$
Hence ${x}^{\frac{1}{2}} = \sqrt[2]{x}$
$\sqrt[2]{x}$ is also written as color(green)(sqrtx