# you will simplify and compare equivalent expressions written both in radical form and with rational (fractional) exponents.

In this discussion, you will simplify and compare equivalent expressions written both in radical form and with rational (fractional) exponents. Read the following instructions in order and view the examplePreview the document (available for download in your online classroom) to complete this discussion. Please complete the following problems according to your assigned number. (Instructors will assign each student their number.)
question 1
2^1/2 2^1/3
question 2
√ 3*4 √ 3
Simplify each expression using the rules of exponents and examine the steps you are taking.
Incorporate the following five math vocabulary words into your discussion. Use bold font to emphasize the words in your writing. Do not write definitions for the words; use them appropriately in sentences describing the thought behind your math work.
Principal root
Product rule
Quotient rule
Reciprocal
nth root