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    You had "2^(2/3) = 4^(1/3) = cube root of (4)"

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    You had "2^(2/3) = 4^(1/3) = cube root of (4)"
    It looks like you did 2^2 first and then did the 1/3 power. This is 100% correct. However, if we had a case where we had a perfect square or perfect cube, could we have take the denominator root first? Why?

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    The expert examines the cubed roots.

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