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What is the simpler form of the radical expression? 4sqrt 2401x^12y^16
I think the answer is either C or D.

A. 49|x^9|y^16
B. 49x^9|y^16|
C. 7|x^3|y^4
D. 7x^3|y^4|

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  1. as you typed it:
    4√2401 x^12 y^16
    = 4(49) x^12 y^16 , none of the choices

    if you meant:
    4√(2401 x^12 y^16)
    = 4(49) x^6 y^8 , again none of the choices

    if you meant:
    (2401 x^12 y^16)^(1/4)
    = 7 x^3 y^4 , then you shouldn't have used sqrt

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  2. What is the answer then!?

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  3. the answer should be
    D. 7x^3|y^4|

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