Posted by **Katlyn** on Friday, June 26, 2009 at 1:13pm.

Please Simplify:

(root5 a^7/2)^4 a^3/a^8

I am having a hard time figuring where to start on this problem. Can someone please help me?

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**bobpursley**, Friday, June 26, 2009 at 2:11pm
(sqrt5)^4=25

(a^7/2)^4=(a^3.5)^4=a^14

a^14 *a^3*a^-8=a^9

check my thinking.

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**Katlyn**, Friday, June 26, 2009 at 2:18pm
Not too sure if that is correct. This is what I got.

= (sqrt (5)4*(a (7/2)) 4) a3-8

=5(1/2)*4*a (7/2)*4*a3-8

=25 a14 a-5

=25 a9

Is this correct?

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