This is a free lesson from our course in Algebra I
Here you'll learn how to convert a radical into a fractional exponent. The generalized
form of root is given by nx
= x^{1/n}. For example, the second root of x is
x = x^{1/2},
the third root of x is ^{3}x
= x^{1/3}, and the fourth root of x is ^{4}x = x^{1/4}.
If the fractional exponent has a numerator m(1),
it can be expressed as x^{m/n} = (x^{1/n})^{m}.
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