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Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsMathematics · 2 years ago

What is (x^2) times blank exponent that equal x?

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  • ted s
    Lv 7
    2 years ago
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    [ x² ] ^(1/2) = x IF x ≥ 0

  • Anonymous
    2 years ago

    The answer is 1/2 because (x^2)^(1/2) = x^(2/2) = x

    Another approach:

    (x^2)^n = x

    x^(2n) = x

    Since the bases are the same, we can set the exponents equal to each other:

    2n = 1

    n = 1/2, where x ≥ 0

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