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calculusxy
 one year ago
Exponents question (will be attached below)
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 one year ago
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calculusxy
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\frac{ y^{1} \times x^4y^3 }{ (x^0y^3)^3 }\]

calculusxy
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the answer key says that the answer is \[\frac{ x^4 }{ y^7 }\] but i get the same answer but positive

Hero
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0x^4 is negative so the final result will be negative.

calculusxy
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but doesn't the eve n number exponent turn the negative base into a positive?

Hero
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The negative In front of \(x^4\) is not in front of an exponent x^4 Is different from \(x^{4}\)

calculusxy
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so if it was in front of the exponent then it would have become \[\frac{ 1 }{ x^4 }\]?

chrisplusian
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If it was attached to the exponent then yes

chrisplusian
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So to summarize \[(x)^{2}\neqx^2\] and \[x^{2}=\frac{ 1 }{ x^2 }\]

chrisplusian
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0When dealing with negative NUMBERS and positive exponents the rule is this: The exponent only attaches to the NUMBER or the parentheses. It does not attach to the sign. If you want the sign to be included in the operation with the exponent then you must have the sign in the parentheses.... Like this...

chrisplusian
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[x^2=(x)(x)=x^2\]

chrisplusian
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[(x)^2=(x)(x)=x^2\]

chrisplusian
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[(x)^2=(x)(x)=x^2\]

chrisplusian
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So the exponent makes the thing it is attached to repeatedly multiply the number of times the exponent says. It will only attach to a number, or set pf parentheses. If it attaches to the number only repeatedly multiply the number and not the sign. If the exponent is attached to the parentheses then repeatedly multiply whatever is in the parentheses. Hope that helps

AbdullahM
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@calculusxy did you understand this question? :)
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