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Please simplify: Very confused, have many problems like this and need some guidence. Thanks!

(root5a^7/2)^4 a^3/a^8

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    The problem has been solved before. See following link for explanations.

    http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1245905705

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    I have added the following clarification for Carmin. It is reproduced here in case you are also interested.

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    =(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

    the denominator 2 in the fraction (7/2) is an exponent and not a simple number. This is probably from where you got the 16.

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    So the 16 is not part of the answer? It's just 25 a^9?

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    Right!

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