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How to simplify an expression ...
Posted:
Oct 2, 2012 2:47 PM



Dear Colleagues, I've noticed through the years that many students had considerable difficulty simplifying the expression below on a test in Intermediate Algebra: [ (6 r^8 t) /(3 r^2) ]^3 I'm interested in seeing how you think students should approach this problem, and detailed steps they should take, along with precise assumptions/formulas they should know and be able to apply correctly at each step. Thank you in advance. John Lee



