Weekly Math Post #2

Negative exponents

To solve a negative exponent you need to either find out what the answer would be if it was a positive exponent then make it one over that number an example of this is 5 to the power of negative 3 since 5 to the power of positive 3 is 125 the 5 to the power on negative 3 will be 1 over 125. Or you can get rid of the exponent by tuning it into a fraction and putting it on the opposite side that it was on (if it was negative on the bottom you move it to the top and then the exponent will become a positive)


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