Ace school

with brainly

  • Get help from millions of students
  • Learn from experts with step-by-step explanations
  • Level-up by helping others

A community for students.

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

Mathematics
I got my questions answered at brainly.com in under 10 minutes. Go to brainly.com now for free help!
At vero eos et accusamus et iusto odio dignissimos ducimus qui blanditiis praesentium voluptatum deleniti atque corrupti quos dolores et quas molestias excepturi sint occaecati cupiditate non provident, similique sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollitia animi, id est laborum et dolorum fuga. Et harum quidem rerum facilis est et expedita distinctio. Nam libero tempore, cum soluta nobis est eligendi optio cumque nihil impedit quo minus id quod maxime placeat facere possimus, omnis voluptas assumenda est, omnis dolor repellendus. Itaque earum rerum hic tenetur a sapiente delectus, ut aut reiciendis voluptatibus maiores alias consequatur aut perferendis doloribus asperiores repellat.

Join Brainly to access

this expert answer

SIGN UP FOR FREE
What does (-2)^(-2) equal?
-4?
that would still be -4 right?

Not the answer you are looking for?

Search for more explanations.

Ask your own question

Other answers:

|dw:1360016190972:dw| (-2)^(-2) =
that would still be -4 right? --> No.
why not?
What about (-2)^(-3)? Is it positive or negative?
positive
>why not? Look at my work above
I don't understand all of the signs :(
|dw:1360016415936:dw|(-2)^(-3)
so a negative and a negative equals a positive?
It is not that simple. (-2)^(-3) does NOT mean (-2) times (-3). It means 1 divided by (2^3).
oh so is the answer never? cuz if you make it into a fraction ita always gonna be positive on the bottom.
Number 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.
Oh I didn't know that :/ I'm sorry I took so long :/
Fast is fine but accuracy is everything. (Wyatt Earp) Mathematics takes time and patience. Don't apologize. I'm glad to help.
so whats the answer

Not the answer you are looking for?

Search for more explanations.

Ask your own question