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posted by Gina .
^=exponents
/= divide
So I am not sure how to do this. It is an example in my book but I still don't get it. Can you work through ti so I can do my real work.
(1^2+1^2)^1
(1^2+1^2)^1 =
First, do work within the parentheses.
1*1 = 1 and 1^{2} = 1/(1^{2}) =
[1+(1/(1^{2})]= [1 + 1/1]^{1 }. (One moves the negative exponent in the numerator by making it 1/(the positive exponent; thus, 1^{2} becomes 1/(1)^{2}.
Now flip the 1 exponent by taking the reciprocal.
[1/(1+1}] = 1/2
<Check my thinking. Check my arithmetic. There are so many exponents and negative exponents that it is easy to make a mistake. Furthermore, when I try to do the exponents it is easy to forget to turn the exponents off. I hope this turns out ok.
It looks ok but check my work anyway.
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