Tutoring high school math, you work with radicals.  The tutor discusses simplifying fractions with radicals. I’ve written several articles about working with radicals; you’ll find them by keying “radicals” in the search box. Ones that might be helpful towards this …

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Tutoring math, this topic is perennial.  The math tutor works an example. Imagine you are posed the following question: Simplify 32^(6/5) First, realize the following: 32^(6/5)=5√(32)^6 5√(32)=2, since 2*2*2*2*2 = 2^5 = 32. Therefore, 32^(6/5)=5√(32)^6=2^6=64 So 32^(6/5)=64. I’ll be saying …

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