## Week 3 Math 10

Negative Exponents.

This week in Class we were learning the basics about negative exponents. Going into it I thought it would be extremely tough, turns out math with negative exponents is easy then positive ones!

I am going to show you step by step how to solve an equation with negative exponents:

8x$^{^-3}$

So, really 8x$^{^-3}$ is,

Which then to get the exponent positive you move it to look like. And because the base is x, x moves with it.

We will do another one, 12a$^{^-5}$ . It really looks like,