# Math -rational exponents

posted by Carissa

root(3,12m^2)

Trying to figure out how to rewrite as an expression with a fractional exponent.Thank you for your help

1. Steve

root(3,12m^2)

Not sure why you have two arguments to root. Do you mean cube root?

If so, then you just have 12^(1/3) m^(2/3)

Then nth-root is just the (1/n) power. Plug it in and then just use the normal exponent operations.

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