##
Problems

**Problem : **(- 64)^{1/2} = ?

Does not exist -- we cannot take the square root of a negative number.

**Problem : **(17^{2})^{1/2} = ?

17

**Problem : **(17^{1/2})^{2} = ?

17

**Problem : **((- 12)^{2})^{1/2} = ?

12

**Problem : **((- 12)^{1/2})^{2} = ?

Does not exist--we cannot take the square root of a negative number.

**Problem : **25^{3/2} = ?

125

**Problem : **(100/81)^{1/2} = ?

10/9

**Problem : **64^{-4/3} = ?

1/256