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What is the square root of 16x36? 4x6 4x18 8x6 8x18

Kaitlin Dean

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Cynthia Baker on July 2, 2018

To obtain the square root of 16x^36, the coefficient of the portion (16) presents no problem since 16 is a perfect square. However, for a variable with an exponent, the exponent is to be multiplied by 1/2 from the square root symbol is equal to the elevation of the term within the power of 1/2. This is shown below:sqrt (16-x^36) = 4 * x^36(1/2) = 4 * x^18Therefore, the correct answer is 4x^18.

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