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gabbyalicorn

  • one year ago

(9^-6)= 9 ^?

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    Will fan and medal!!!!

  3. MrNood
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    When you have two 'powers' you can multiply them together \[x ^{m ^{n}} = x ^{m*n}\] for example \[3^{4^{3}} =3^{4*3} = 4^{12}\] see if you can apply that rule to YOUR expression....

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    Okay, ill try...

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    wait but why did you change the 3 to a 4

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    OOPS sorry 3^12 is correct

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    ok no worries!

  8. gabbyalicorn
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    so 9 ^-36 ?

  9. gabbyalicorn
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    @MrNood did i do it correctly?

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    so you have \[(9^{-6})^{3}\] so MULTIPLY the 'exponents' (the -6 and the 3)

  11. gabbyalicorn
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    oh! I was doing 6 x 6 x 6 now my answer is 9^18

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    ^-18*

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    correct (with the 'minus sign') well done

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    :) Thank you!

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