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 422: 61


The screenshot of the table is shown below.

Work Step by Step

The table was completed by using the concept that in order to change the exponent from positive to negative, we have to take the reciprocal of the function. For example If n=3, $n^{-1}$ = $3^{-1}$ = $\frac{1}{3}$ You are taking the reciprocal of the function when you change the exponent sign.
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