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anonymous
 4 years ago
Evaluate each expression.
(2*3^2)/(2^2*3^1)
anonymous
 4 years ago
Evaluate each expression. (2*3^2)/(2^2*3^1)

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i got an answer of 3/2

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Let's see your working. Using Draw if possible please :D

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Or in text if you prefer

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1327954706090:dw

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the top part gave me 18 and the bottom gave me 12. so it looked like 18/12, which gave me 3/2

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What does a negative exponent mean?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0does 3^2 mean, 3*3 or 3*3?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0A negative exponent works like this:dw:1327954914818:dw

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i thought i was only supposed to do that when there was a x or something. i thought for regular numbers i was just supposed to keep going

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Nope, it should work equally well for regular numbers,

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok, so i got an answer of 1/27 this time

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0want me to show you how?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Here's why it works for regular numbers:dw:1327955027052:dw

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0(2/1)(1/3^2)=2/9. (1/2^2)(1/3)=1/12

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0then (2/9)(1/12)=4/108=1/27

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0But it's 2/9 DIVIDED BY 1/12, not multiplied :D

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If you go to the top, it was a fraction as you wrote it out for me, remember :D

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Chill, easy mistake to make :D

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So what's the right answer then :) ?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i flipped it so it became (2/9)(12/1)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yep , that's how I'd do it too!
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