# Algebra

posted by Laney

What is 2 3/2 equal to?

A.2sqrt8

B.3sqrt8

C.3sqrt16

D.2sqrt16

Is it c? I'm not 100% sure on how to solve this.

1. Steve

2^(3/2) = 2*2^(1/2) = 2√2
or, since 8=2^3,
2^(3/2) = √(2^3) = √8 = 2√2

I suspect a typo

C is 3√16 = 3*4 = 12

None of the choices is correct

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