Maths unit A:Fractional indices

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What does the denominator do in the fractional indice?
It acts as the root of the number
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What does the numerator do in the fractional indice?
It acts as the power
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Simplify 16^3/4
=4 root of 16, =2^3, =8
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Simplify 4^(-(5/2))
= 1/(root of 4), =1/(2^5), =1/32
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Simplify (x^3/2 x x^5/2)/x^-4
=x^8/2/x^-4 =x^4/x^-4 = x^4--4 =x^8
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Evaluate (25/36)^-3/2
=(36/25)^3/2 =root of (36/25) =(6/5)^3 =216/125 =1 91/125
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What does the numerator do in the fractional indice?

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It acts as the power

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Simplify 16^3/4

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Card 4

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Simplify 4^(-(5/2))

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Simplify (x^3/2 x x^5/2)/x^-4

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