## Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall

# Chapter 7 - Exponents and Exponential Functions - 7-1 Zero and Negative Exponents - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 421: 31

#### Answer

$4s^{3}$

#### Work Step by Step

Recall the equation: $a^{-n}= \frac{1}{a^{n}}$. Thus, we put $s^{-3}$ in the numerator of the fraction with a positive exponent. Thus, we find that the expression becomes: $\frac{8 s^{3}}{2}= 4s^{3}$

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