Rational
Exponents
Fractional Exponents
The use of rational
numbers as exponents.
A rational exponent represents both an integer exponent
and an nth
root. The root is
found in the
denominator (like a tree,
the root is at the bottom), and the integer exponent is found
in the numerator.
Rule:
Examples:
See
also
Square root, cube
root, radical
rules, negative
exponents
