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anonymous
 3 years ago
plz help
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 3 years ago
plz help

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anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0write each expression so that it contains only positive exponents

anonymous
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I dunno this 1 im so sorry

anonymous
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\frac{(3x)^{1}}{ 4}=\frac{1}{4(3x)}\]

anonymous
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\(b^{1}=\frac{1}{b}\)

anonymous
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0in general, \[b^{n}=\frac{1}{b^n}\]

anonymous
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i picked \(b\) as a variable you can use anyone you prefer

anonymous
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0satellite are you there:(

anonymous
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I don't know what else there is to say. What don't you understand?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0idk i just dont know how to do it

anonymous
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what happened to the 1

anonymous
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0This is what your problem looks like, right? \[\frac{ (3x)^{1} }{ 4 }\]

anonymous
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0This is what your problem looks like, right? \[\frac{ (3x)^{1} }{ 4 }\]

anonymous
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Did you know that \[x^{1}=\frac{ 1 }{ x }\]?

anonymous
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Same thing. \[x^1=x\] just like \[3^{1}=3\]

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0One thing first. Whenever you want to say that x has an exponential value of 1, you should type x^1 or x to the power of 1 rather than x1 because x1 is just subtraction.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Is this what you're saying?\[x^{1}=\frac{ 1 }{ x^{1} }\]

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Then you are right. But, as I said, \[x^{1}=x\] So you can just change the \[x^{1}\] to \[x\]

anonymous
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0This means that \[x^{−1}=\frac{ 1 }{ x }\]

anonymous
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Rewrite this so that there are only positive exponents:\[\frac{ 1 }{ x^{1} }\]

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No. General rule of thumb. If you see a negative number as an exponent, flip the term(with the exponent) over the fraction bar and make the exponent positive

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so I flip x^1 over to the numerator and get \[x^{1}\] then I take away the negative sign which gets me \[x^{1}\] or \[x\]

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so every time there an equation like this \[1 \over x ^1\] you have to flip

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes. But ONLY if the exponent is negative. Next problem:\[\frac{ 1 }{ x^{2} }\]

anonymous
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so I fliped x^21 over to the numerator and get x−2 then I take away the negative sign which gets me x2

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0x^2 is right. Next one:\[x ^{3}\]

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think it's a silly mistake, but it was x^3, not x^2

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Might be because the number was so small.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh yeah it was a little as i looked closer it was a 3

anonymous
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Next one(and the important one to help you with your problem):\[\frac{ 4 }{ x^{2} }\]

anonymous
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Why don't you bring x^2 to the numerator and take away the negative sign?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Exactly. Now can you do this?\[\frac{ (3x)^{1} }{ 4 }\]

anonymous
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If you really don't understand, no is a good answer too.

anonymous
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0remember what we did with \[x^{2}\]

anonymous
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0We flipped it into the denominator and took away the negative sign to get \[\frac{ 1 }{ x^{2} }\]

anonymous
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Can you apply this to your problem or should I just explain?

anonymous
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but 3 is a numerator too it can turn to 1

anonymous
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah you should explain i get everything you taught me i just can put it all together

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Do you agree that \[(3x)^{1}=\frac{ 1 }{ (3x)^{1} }\]or \[\frac{ 1 }{ (3x) }\]

anonymous
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Errr I mean that it equals both but the lower one without the exponent of 1 is simplified

anonymous
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0But you agree with it, right?

anonymous
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i should've looked at it as a whole

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Now do you agree that \[(3x)^{−1}\times \frac{ 1 }{ 4 }=\frac{ (3x)^{−1} }{ 4 }\]

anonymous
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so if you substitute the (3x)^1 with \[\frac{ 1 }{ 3x}\] in the expression, you get \[\frac{ 1 }{ 4(3x) }\]

anonymous
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and that simplifies to\[\frac{ 1 }{ 12x }\]

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0But if you think about it, all I actually did was flip the (3x)^1 over to the denominator and take away the negative signdw:1363833108473:dw

anonymous
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is it the same thing as multiplying 1/3x and 1/4

anonymous
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes, but the point is that I just flipped it over and that it's incredibly simple.

anonymous
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Everyone else does it like:dw:1363833370136:dw

anonymous
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you know what your right its really easy well thank you very much i truly get thank you very much you should be a teacher and again thank you very much 100x:)

anonymous
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0lolwut. Just understand it. and REMEMBER IT.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hahahadont make me take out my shoe
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