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Following the basic rules of dividing indices

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How can (1+x)^2 / (1+x)^1/2 = (1+x)^2/3?

asked Oct 10, 2018 in ALGEBRA 2 by anonymous

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(1 + x)^2 / (1 + x)^1/2  =  (1 + x)^(2 - 1/2) 

                                    =  (1 + x)^(4 - 1)/2 

                                    =  (1 + x)^3/2 

Answer :

(1 + x)^2 / (1 + x)^1/2  =  (1 + x)^3/2.

answered Oct 10, 2018 by homeworkhelp Mentor

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