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can someone help me solve this please asap
Simplify the expression 3/5^2



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juciystar234
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So is that \[\frac{ 3 }{ 5 } \times \]

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i mean x 2

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dw:1358380073189:dw

Mysterioussinger
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a fraction 3/5 the exponent 2

juciystar234
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Ok hold on

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k thnx

juciystar234
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Yeah I cant get it.. Lol hold on im still trying

Mysterioussinger
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ok take your time i have other questions too

juciystar234
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Ok so wouldn't it be 9/25?

juciystar234
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Idk that's what my parents said... :P

zaynahf
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dw:1358380373678:dw

Mysterioussinger
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can u explain how you got that

juciystar234
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Oh so then like 3/25? right?

Mysterioussinger
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@zaynahf the second one

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im not sure because i put the 9/25 one as my choice but im not done yet

zaynahf
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Yep, then @juciystar234 's answer was right, it wouldlook like:dw:1358380509913:dw

Mysterioussinger
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thank you ihave other questions

zaynahf
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Sure

Mysterioussinger
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ok umm x1/5=3

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what grade are u in @zaynahf

zaynahf
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High school

Mysterioussinger
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can u tell me what x is im very confused

zaynahf
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Well for the first part, subtract 1/5 from 3, what do you get?


zaynahf
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Why negative?

Mysterioussinger
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iput it on a calculator and thts what it gave me umm no negative?

Mysterioussinger
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u there

zaynahf
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Its just 2.8.Then, you take the negative of htat, and x = 2.8
Now do the same for the second one, and make sure you plug them back in and check them

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ok hold on

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its hard i dont understand and i have my whole algebra 1 semester exam i dont understand

Mysterioussinger
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can u help me

zaynahf
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So add 1/5 to 3
