## College Algebra (6th Edition)

Published by Pearson

# Chapter P - Prerequisites: Fundamental Concepts of Algebra - Exercise Set P.2: 12

#### Answer

$\frac{1}{64}$

#### Work Step by Step

When a base has a negative exponent, switch the position of the base (from numerator to denominator, or vise-versa) and make the exponent positive. $$2^{-6}=\frac{1}{2^{6}}=\frac{1}{64}$$

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