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Wei Kit loves patterns! When making calculations with rational exponents, he looks for a way to avoid using his calculator. For example, he knows that 82/3 = 4 by using the method below:

82/3 = = (2)2 = 4

Use Wei Kit’s method to evaluate the following expressions: Homework Help ✎

  1. 1003/2

    To avoid dealing with large numbers, find the square root of 100 first.

  2. 274/3

    Step 1: What is the cube-root of 27?

    Step 2: Raise the cube-root of 27 to the 4th-power.

  3. 163/4

    What is the fourth-root of 16?

  4. 94/2