Algebra 2 Common Core

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133186024
ISBN 13: 978-0-13318-602-4

Skills Handbook - Operations With Exponents - Exercises - Page 978: 7



Work Step by Step

A negative exponent is equivalent to the reciprocal of the same positive exponent: $$x^{5}y^{-7}z^{-3}=x^{5}\times \frac{1}{y^{7}}\times \frac{1}{z^{3}}=\frac{x^{5}}{y^{7}z^{3}}.$$
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