Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
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Chapter 4 - Polynomials - 4.2 Negative Exponents and Scientific Notations - 4.2 Exercise Set: 17

Answer

$\dfrac{1}{64}$

Work Step by Step

Using $a^{-x}=\dfrac{1}{a^x}$, the given expression, $ (-2)^{-6} $, is equivalent to \begin{array}{l} \dfrac{1}{(-2)^6} \\\\= \dfrac{1}{64} .\end{array}
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