Posted by **Emmy** on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 4:08pm.

How would I simplify (1/2sqrtx^(-1/2))/(sqrt2x+9?

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**Steve**, Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 4:15pm
eh? Do you mean

1/2 (√x)^(-1/2)

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√(2x+9)

Kind of odd, having a root of a root

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**Emmy**, Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 5:04pm
I'm sorry no, all of it is multiplied (just ignore the dividing slash before square root2x+9, meant to be parentheses to multiply).

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**Steve**, Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 5:53pm
Well, if you mean

1/2 (√x)^(-1/2) √(2x+9)

There's not much to do. If you make it all a 4th-root, then you have

1/2 ∜((2x+9)^2 / x)

I still don't think that's what you meant, but ...

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