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overtonka
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Simplify. Write answers with positive exponents.
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overtonka Group Title
Please help me learn how to do this... Simplify. Write answers with positive exponents. writing below
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saifoo.khan Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[\Large a^{b} \to \frac{1}{a^b}\]Do you know about this property?
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overtonka Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
No no one has ever taught it to me
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saifoo.khan Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So what i did was there was a negative exponent 'b'. So I flipped the fraction, making the b to +b. Do you get it?
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overtonka Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
but how would you do it for this problem?
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saifoo.khan Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Let's take c^5 first. It have a negative exponent. so:\[\Large c^{5} \to \frac{1}{c^5}\] We flipped the fraction. Making the exponent postive. Got it?
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overtonka Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yeah so then we would have 1/c to the 5 power?
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Zuko Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Essentially it looks like this: \[(\frac{ 1 }{ 3^2 })\times (\frac{ 1 }{ c ^{5} })\times (d ^{5})\] So therefore, in the end it will look like this: \[\frac{ d ^{4} }{ 9c ^{5} }\]
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Zuko Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oops, in that first equation I wrote \[d ^{5}\]I meant \[d ^{4}\]
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