College Algebra (6th Edition)

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Chapter P - Summary, Review, and Test - Review Exercises: 25

Answer

$\frac{5}{16}$

Work Step by Step

$2^{-4}+4^{-1}=\frac{1}{2^{4}}+\frac{1}{4^{1}}=\frac{1}{16}+\frac{1}{4}=\frac{1}{16}+\frac{1\times4}{4\times4}=\frac{1}{16}+\frac{4}{16}=\frac{1+4}{16}=\frac{5}{16}$
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