## sassyst12 Group Title (5^3) ^-1 one year ago one year ago

1. sauravshakya Group Title

|dw:1353293624708:dw|Hint:

2. sauravshakya Group Title

Does it help?

3. sassyst12 Group Title

somewhat i will figure it out i am trying to see how they get a fraction out of it

4. sauravshakya Group Title

yes u will get a fraction... Try to use what I have given.

5. MathLegend Group Title

You could simply do this @sassyst12 What is 5^3 ?

6. sassyst12 Group Title

5*5*5

7. MathLegend Group Title

Yes.

8. MathLegend Group Title

What does that equal.

9. MathLegend Group Title

?

10. sassyst12 Group Title

125

11. MathLegend Group Title

The power rule... is when a number is being raised to a negative exponent it is forced to the denominator.... to hold the place in the numerator a 1 is automatically put there.

12. MathLegend Group Title

$\frac{ 1 }{ 125 }$

13. sassyst12 Group Title

so the answer would be 1/125

14. MathLegend Group Title

Yes.