#### Answer

true

#### Work Step by Step

RECALL:
$a^{-m}=\dfrac{1}{a^m}, m\gt0$
Notice that $a^{-m}$ is the reciprocal of $a^m$.
Thus, the given statement is true.

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ISBN 13:
978-0-32184-874-1

true

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