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smartgirl101

  • 4 years ago

Write the following expression using exponents. (-3)(-3)(-3)

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  1. DoomDude
    • 4 years ago
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    -3^3

  2. eigenschmeigen
    • 4 years ago
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    the exponent (the little number) is the amount of times it is multiplied together: \[(-3)^3 \]

  3. kymber
    • 4 years ago
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    Just count the number of numbers|dw:1335211333430:dw|

  4. smartgirl101
    • 4 years ago
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    OK THANKS

  5. DoomDude
    • 4 years ago
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    np

  6. eigenschmeigen
    • 4 years ago
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    be careful, \[-a^x \neq (a)^x \text{ (for all x)}\]

  7. eigenschmeigen
    • 4 years ago
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    in otherwords -2^2 = -4 but (-2)^2 = 4

  8. eigenschmeigen
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    in this case -3^3 = (-3)^3

  9. DoomDude
    • 4 years ago
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    indeed

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