This is my problem:

Simplify: 1/(X^1/2 + Y^1/2)

I know this should be easy, and I know that the X should go in a radical as well as the Y, but I don't fully understand the "simplify" part.... help??

- Wed Apr 20, 2011 9:27 pm
- Forum: Advanced Algebra ("pre-calculus")
- Topic: X with a fraction as an exponent
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This is my problem:

Simplify: 1/(X^1/2 + Y^1/2)

I know this should be easy, and I know that the X should go in a radical as well as the Y, but I don't fully understand the "simplify" part.... help??

Simplify: 1/(X^1/2 + Y^1/2)

I know this should be easy, and I know that the X should go in a radical as well as the Y, but I don't fully understand the "simplify" part.... help??