# Chapter 1 - Section 1.6 - Properties of Integral Exponents - Concept and Vocabulary Check: 5

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#### Work Step by Step

The negative-exponent rule states that: $5^{-2} = \dfrac{1}{5^2}$ Thus, the given statement is false.

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