Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 7 - Exponents and Exponential Functions - 7-1 Zero and Negative Exponents - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 421: 20



Work Step by Step

We use the rule $a^{-m}=\frac{1}{a^{m}}$ to obtain: $-5^{-3}=\frac{1}{-5^{3}}=-\frac{1}{125}$
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