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# How do you take the square root of exponents?

Updated: 4/28/2022

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13y ago

You divide the exponent by 2

The square root of a number is that number to the 1/2 power

So for examle square root of x cubed (x^3) is x^3 to the half power =x^3/2

(x to the 3/2 power)

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