## anonymous 3 years ago solve: -2^x = (-1/4) would the answer be x = -2 ?

1. anonymous

let's check $-2^x = -\frac 14$ $2^x = \frac 14$ $2^x = 4^{-1}$ $2^x = (2^2)^{-1}$ $2^x = 2^{-2}$ x = -2 not sure if you're familiar with the method i just used

2. anonymous

so bottomline you're right lol

3. anonymous

okay, thank you :)