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1. Fractional Indicies
How do I simplify this

2. Re: Fractional Indicies
Think of it as x3/2 * x-1
3. Re: Fractional Indicies
Think of it as x3/2 * x-1
I don't follow why you * it when its divide.
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(Original post by zed963)
I don't follow why you * it when its divide.
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5. Re: Fractional Indicies
x^a / x^b = x^(a-b) - that's a standard result. Can you go from there?
6. Re: Fractional Indicies
(Original post by steve2005)
Here
x^5
7. Re: Fractional Indicies
(Original post by tory88)
x^a / x^b = x^(a-b) - that's a standard result. Can you go from there?
I think that 3over2 - 1 = answer

am i right
8. Re: Fractional Indicies
(Original post by zed963)
I think that 3over2 - 1 = answer

am i right
9. Re: Fractional Indicies
(Original post by steve2005)
would it be 2 over 1
10. Re: Fractional Indicies
(Original post by zed963)
would it be 2 over 1
Isn't the sum one and a half subtract one.
11. Re: Fractional Indicies
(Original post by steve2005)
Isn't the sum one and a half subtract one.
No idea I'm confused now....
12. Re: Fractional Indicies
(Original post by zed963)
No idea I'm confused now....
Watch this video.
13. Re: Fractional Indicies
(Original post by zed963)
No idea I'm confused now....
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14. Re: Fractional Indicies
(Original post by raheem94)
Watch this video.
so wouldn't the answer be 2over1
15. Re: Fractional Indicies

Last edited by SubAtomic; 29-05-2012 at 22:15.
16. Re: Fractional Indicies
(Original post by zed963)
so wouldn't the answer be 2over1
IF the answer was 2/1 wouldn't this be 2.
17. Re: Fractional Indicies
(Original post by zed963)
so wouldn't the answer be 2over1
NO!!!

Have you watched the video?
18. Re: Fractional Indicies
(Original post by SubAtomic)

May be you also need to add that
19. Re: Fractional Indicies
(Original post by zed963)
I think that 3over2 - 1 = answer

am i right
You got it right here.

xa / xb = xa-b.

x3/2 / x.

x = x1 = x2/2.

x3/2 / x2/2.

= x1/2.
20. Re: Fractional Indicies
(Original post by raheem94)
May be you also need to add that
Lol maybe, though that would take the edge off it!