**B12 **apply real number exponents in expressions and equations

**Originator:** Ashlie M.

**Explanition: **A real number can be in the form of decimals, rational(like 42, or -26/27) and irrational numbers(like square roots or ). Basically, any form other than unreal, or imaginary numbers.

ex.

the square root of 4 is 2 to the second power

then you can set the exponents equal to each other now that their bases are the same and solve for x

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