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anonymous
 one year ago
Evaluate the following expression.
2^3
anonymous
 one year ago
Evaluate the following expression. 2^3

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UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1hey! Long time no see ! :D

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so we are given the problem \[\LARGE 2^{3} \] negative exponents aren't allowed, so we have to take the reciprocal. A negative exponent just means that the base is on the wrong side of the fraction line, so you need to flip the base to the other side. For example \[ \LARGE x^{2} \rightarrow \frac{1}{x^2} \]

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so we need to flip \[\LARGE 2^{3} \] and that becomes ..?

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1not exactly... remember our example \[\LARGE x^{2} \rightarrow \frac{1}{x^2} \] so let x =2 and replace the 2 with 3

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1A negative exponent is equivalent to the inverse of the same number with a positive exponent

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1example \[\LARGE x^{4} \rightarrow \frac{1}{x^4} \]

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so let's try to apply the example to \[\LARGE 2^{3} \]

UsukiDoll
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so instead of \[\LARGE 2^{3} \] we have \[\LARGE 2^{3} \rightarrow \frac{1}{?} \]
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