(Section 0.5: Exponents and Radicals: Laws and Forms) 0.5.7 Example 3 (Simplifying an Expression)Simplify xxx7/2x0, where x>0. You may not have nonpositive exponents in your final expression. § Solutionxx0=x1x1/2x±1by Law 6=x1+12xby Law 1=x3/2x=x32²72x>0()by Law 2=x²2x>0=1x2x>0by Law 7§FOOTNOTES1.Interpreting xm/n. xm/n, where mand nare positive, even integers, is interpreted differently
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