Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 4 - Polynomials - Connecting: The Concepts - Exercises - Page 243: 7



Work Step by Step

Use the rule $a^{-m} =\dfrac{1}{a^m}$ to obtain: $\dfrac{1}{c^{-8}}=\dfrac{1}{\frac{1}{c^8}}$ Use the rule $\frac{a}{b} \div \frac{c}{d}=\frac{a}{b} \times \frac{d}{c}$ to obtain: $\dfrac{1}{\frac{1}{c^8}}=1 \times \frac{c^8}{1}=c^8$
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