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What is the 5th root of 243
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Simplify the rational exponent 272/5

Analyze Fractional Exponent:
The rule of fractional exponents states that ab/c is evaluated as follows:
ab/c = (ca)b
That is equivalent to saying we take the cth root of a, and then raise that value to the power of b
In this case, a = 27, b = 2, and c = 5

Evaluate the 5th root of 27:
There is no integer answer for this problem since root 5 of 27 does not exist as an integer