# How do you simplify #sqrt(y^6)#?

##### 2 Answers

#### Explanation:

**Square root** , can also be called as **second root**, in terms of fraction, **second root** is a **half power** (

So,

Another way of writing the same thing

#### Explanation:

So

Thus

But #y^3 cab be negative and this solution is always positive so Allan's recommendation ties this down by stating:

Thus

For any value

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Suppose we had

So

and

But

So