# What is 9 to the power of 1/2?

In algebra, a fractional exponent is a method for expressing roots and powers together is known as.

## Answer: 9 to the power of 1/2 is 3.

Let's see the solution step by step.

**Explanation:**

Given: 9 to the power of 1/2 or 9^{(1/2)}

First, rewrite 9 as 3^{2}

9^{(1/2) = }3^{2(1/2)}

Now, we apply the rules of exponents, (a^{m})^{n }= a^{mn}.

So we cancel the common factor of 2

3^{1 }= 3

### Thus, 9 to the power of 1/2 is 3.

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