How to Solve Fractional Exponents


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Write in fractional exponent form:

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1. Write in radical form:

2. Write in fractional exponent format:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Complex radicals can be made simpler by changing them into fractional exponents. Take this quiz and use the worksheet to practice moving seamlessly between these mathematical forms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Quiz yourself on how to:

  • Write a radical as a fractional exponent
  • Change a fractional exponent into radical form
  • Simplify complex radical expressions

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - solve problems asking you to write fractional exponents as radicals and vice versa
  • Interpreting information - read the lesson on solving fractional exponents and interpret it to select a written rule for this type of problem
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about transforming radicals and exponents to rewrite expressions in either form

Additional Learning

If you need to review the concept of fractional exponents, consult the lesson called How to Solve Fractional Exponents. In the lesson, you'll read about:

  • What a fractional exponent is
  • Parts of a radical
  • How to identify the numerator and denominator when writing a fractional exponent
  • Radicands with missing exponents
  • Steps for rewriting a complex radical