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smartgirl101

  • 4 years ago

12(2)-2

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  1. hashsam1
    • 4 years ago
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    22

  2. smartgirl101
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    the -2 is squared

  3. estudier
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    you mean 12(2)^(-2) (ie sqrt of 1/144)??

  4. estudier
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    Or it is sqrt of 1/24....

  5. smartgirl101
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    |dw:1335208027232:dw|

  6. estudier
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    12* 1/4 = 3

  7. smartgirl101
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    O.k I worked it out and got 48 thats the answer

  8. estudier
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    48 is 12* 2^2 NOT 12* 2^-2

  9. estudier
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    2^2 is 4 2^-2 is 1/4

  10. smartgirl101
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    first you do the exponent and multiply

  11. estudier
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    Your exponent is 2 or -2?

  12. smartgirl101
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    |dw:1335208291008:dw|

  13. smartgirl101
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    -2

  14. estudier
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    So 2 exponent -2 is a quarter not 4 (or -4)

  15. hashsam1
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    12 * (1/2^2 12*1/4 3 = ans

  16. smartgirl101
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    NEVER MIND

  17. hashsam1
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    if its 12 X (2)^-2 then 12 X (1/2)^2 12 X 1/4 3 reciprocal changes the power to positive

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