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 - 7-6 Exponential Functions - Lesson Check - Page 456: 7


3/4 (The error is explained below).

Work Step by Step

The student made an error regarding order of operations, for the student multiplied before considering the exponent. Here is the problem done correctly: $3 \times 4^{-1}=3 \times 1/4 = 3/4$
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