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  • 5 years ago

6ab^-3/6^-1a^-4b^2, I can't recall the rule for negative exponents with this

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  1. anonymous
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    \[x^{-n}=\frac{1}{x^n}\]Does that help?

  2. anonymous
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    I don't see how that applies exactly though. Would I have a 3 tiered fraction??

  3. anonymous
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    It's difficult for me to help directly since the expression isn't clear. Is everything to the right of the '/' under everything to the left?

  4. anonymous
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    I now see the equation box at the bottom lol, one sec

  5. anonymous
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    \[6ab^-3/6^-1a^-4b^2\]

  6. anonymous
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    One side is the numerator the other the denom

  7. anonymous
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    =/ the negative exponents are showing and normal sized numbers. All the negatives are exponents

  8. anonymous
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    so it's something like this :\[\frac{6ab^{-3}}{6^{-1}a^{-4}b^{2}} = \frac{(6)(6)a^{4}.a}{b^3.b^2} = \frac{36a^5}{b^5}\] Coorectme if I'm wrong ^_^

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    correct me*

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    Oh okayyy. I understand now thanks

  11. anonymous
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    np ^_^

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