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anonymous

  • one year ago

i need to simplify 8^-4/8^-10. what the heck do i do?? a) 8^-14 b)8^-6 c)8^6 d)8^14

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    im going with a on this one... not quite sure... more like 70% sure...

  2. triciaal
    • one year ago
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    to divide numbers with the same base subtract the exponents

  3. Shiree19
    • one year ago
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    Work - -4 + -10 = 14. Two negatives = a positive. The answer is D.

  4. triciaal
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1441903041942:dw|

  5. triciaal
    • one year ago
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    why did that person get a medal for the wrong answer and not guiding to the answer?

  6. triciaal
    • one year ago
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    @Shiree19 no check again

  7. triciaal
    • one year ago
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    @nannerskh do you want to try? what is the base? what is -4 - (-10) ? note that @Shiree19 is correct in that a negative times a negative will be positive

  8. Shiree19
    • one year ago
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    the answer is C. because -4 + 10 = 6. \[8^{6}\]

  9. Shiree19
    • one year ago
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