# Simplify and Reduce the Expression

Simplify the following expression: (see attachment)

Hint:

The first step is to make the radical a perfect cube (so that exponent equals index) so as to eliminate the radical from the denominator.

Note: A radical expression of index n is in simplified form if it has:

? no perfect nth powers as factors of the radicand

? no fractions inside the radical

? no radicals in the denominator

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I will use the "^" to denote an exponent (the "power" operator)

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This shows how to simplify and reduce a radical expression

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