OpenStudy (anonymous):

What is (3x^-.5)^2

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

9x^1

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

I am sorry but that is incorrect. I thought it was \[9x ^{-1}\] But according to my graphing calculator it is does not equal one another.

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

@faith2012

3 years ago
OpenStudy (hunus):

(3x^-.5)^2 is the same as \[(\frac{ 3 }{ \sqrt{x} })^2\]

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

Yes correct. I want to simplify this.

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

@Hunus

3 years ago
OpenStudy (shadowlegendx):

Just like terms c;

3 years ago
OpenStudy (hunus):

Well multiply 3/(sqrt(x)) by itself \[(\frac{3}{\sqrt{x}})(\frac{3}{\sqrt{x}})\]

3 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

@Hunus I realize this. Is is not: \[9x ^{-1}\]

3 years ago
OpenStudy (hunus):

That's correct

3 years ago