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  • 5 years ago

How do you solve -3 over 2 squared?? (fraction)

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  1. anonymous
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    do 2^2=4 -3 over 4

  2. anonymous
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    -3/4

  3. anonymous
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    I dont understand...... its -3/4 to the power of 2 so what do you do when you square fractions?

  4. anonymous
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    What is the original problem?

  5. anonymous
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    \[-3/2^2\]

  6. anonymous
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    yah

  7. anonymous
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    2^2=4

  8. anonymous
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    so...the answer is -3/4

  9. anonymous
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    you do not apply the exponent to the numerator.

  10. anonymous
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    So (-3/2)to the second power is -3/4? thx

  11. anonymous
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    \[(-3/2)^2\]

  12. anonymous
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    that is different than \[(-3/2^2)\]

  13. anonymous
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    which one is it? the first or second one?

  14. anonymous
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    1st one

  15. anonymous
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    for that one, you take 3 to the second power, which is 9, then you take 2 to the second power, which is 4. So that anwser would be -9/4

  16. anonymous
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    wouldn't it be 9/4 and not -9/4 because its -3squared

  17. anonymous
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    yes :) sorry

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    thx.... ur smart

  19. anonymous
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    no problem

  20. anonymous
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    i have another question... how do you factor r squared minus 3 over 2r + 9 over 4

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