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alice.sanborn

  • one year ago

evaluate the expression -5^-4

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  1. Goten77
    • one year ago
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    so um divide -5 by itself 5 times..... |dw:1358998349954:dw|

  2. alice.sanborn
    • one year ago
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    i still dont understand so whats the answer?

  3. Goten77
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1358998427072:dw|

  4. Goten77
    • one year ago
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    or heres a second way

  5. alice.sanborn
    • one year ago
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    are you sure thats right because it was raised to the -4 four so why would you divid it by 5

  6. Goten77
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1358998504220:dw|

  7. alice.sanborn
    • one year ago
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    how would you right that as a fraction?

  8. Goten77
    • one year ago
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    its 5 cause... well if you start with the 1st step itel b 1 then go by the -4 power.... but let me explain this 2nd way

  9. alice.sanborn
    • one year ago
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    okay thank you

  10. Goten77
    • one year ago
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    so the 2nd way is you just put it under 1 and make it from the power of -4 to the power of positive 4... and it will get u the same answer

  11. Goten77
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1358998685457:dw|

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