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ikshjbdckoj
 2 years ago
8. Is the following statement always, never, or sometimes true?
A number raised to a negative exponent is negative.
always
never
sometimes
ikshjbdckoj
 2 years ago
8. Is the following statement always, never, or sometimes true? A number raised to a negative exponent is negative. always never sometimes

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Directrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1What does (2)^(2) equal?

ikshjbdckoj
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that would still be 4 right?

Directrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1360016190972:dw (2)^(2) =

Directrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1that would still be 4 right? > No.

Directrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1What about (2)^(3)? Is it positive or negative?

Directrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1>why not? Look at my work above

ikshjbdckoj
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I don't understand all of the signs :(

Directrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1360016415936:dw(2)^(3)

ikshjbdckoj
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so a negative and a negative equals a positive?

Directrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1It is not that simple. (2)^(3) does NOT mean (2) times (3). It means 1 divided by (2^3).

ikshjbdckoj
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh so is the answer never? cuz if you make it into a fraction ita always gonna be positive on the bottom.

Directrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Number raised to negative exponent: (2)^(2) = 1/4 Another number raised to negative exponent: (2)^(3) =  1/8 A number raised to a negative exponent can be positive or can be negative.

ikshjbdckoj
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh I didn't know that :/ I'm sorry I took so long :/

Directrix
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Fast is fine but accuracy is everything. (Wyatt Earp) Mathematics takes time and patience. Don't apologize. I'm glad to help.
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