Posted by **Shawn** on Sunday, October 26, 2008 at 11:58pm.

This problem is a little different Simplify:

^5 sqrt symbol(x^7 y^4)

How would I solve this problem?

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**Anne**, Monday, October 27, 2008 at 12:08am
Is it supposed to be 5 square root of (x ^7 and y^4)?

It should be 5 then you expand everything in the sqroot to be (x x x x x x x y y y y)

Then take out for every two of each letter, make it one whole one..... so you get

5 x^3 y^2 squareroot (x)

I think that's what it means....Hope it helps!

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**Shawn**, Monday, October 27, 2008 at 12:16am
On the paper the 5 is a small five and over the sqrt root symbol and inside the square root is x^7 and y^4

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