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How to do negative powers? Like if i had 6 to the power of 4
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How to do negative powers? Like if i had 6 to the power of 4
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BlingBlongBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
6^(4) = 1/6^(4) Power Law states that 2^(1) = 1/(2^(1))
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MertsjBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
That negative exponent means "the reciprocal of" so 6^4 means the reciprocal of 6 to the 4th power.
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SilentlyFallingBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So the answer would be 4/6? and what is a reciprocal?
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SilentlyFallingBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Thank you very much! It makes perfect sense now!!
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