SilentlyFalling
How to do negative powers? Like if i had 6 to the power of 4



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BlingBlong
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6^(4) = 1/6^(4)
Power Law states that
2^(1) = 1/(2^(1))

Mertsj
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That negative exponent means "the reciprocal of" so 6^4 means the reciprocal of 6 to the 4th power.

SilentlyFalling
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So the answer would be 4/6? and what is a reciprocal?

Mertsj
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Mertsj
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SilentlyFalling
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Thank you very much! It makes perfect sense now!!

Mertsj
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