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11-76.

Evaluate the expression below when and

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Start by simplifying the expression.

Remember that when you multiply numbers with the same base, you can add the exponents together.

Substitute the given values for and

*then simplify.*

Fractional exponents represent a power and a root.

The root is determined by the denominator, and the power by the numerator.

For example, the exponent for