anonymous
  • anonymous
Evaluate the following expression. 2^-3
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anonymous
  • anonymous
A negative exponent means that it is on the bottom of the fraction. Since this doesn't have a coefficient, it's understood that the coefficient is 1. In an early problem, we saw that an exponent of -1 meant 1/x. So what would an exponent of -3 translate to?
anonymous
  • anonymous
2^-3=1/2^3=1/8=0.125
anonymous
  • anonymous
well you have to evaluate it as a fraction..

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anonymous
  • anonymous
i did not get i solve it in fraction form 1/8 and in decimal t00 0.125
anonymous
  • anonymous
Doing it on a TI-83 plus calculator gives .125

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