Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 5 - Review Exercises - Page 416: 73


$$\frac{1}{7^{2}}$$ or $$\frac{1}{49}$$

Work Step by Step

We use the negative exponent rule to express the negative exponent as a positive exponent: $$7^{-2} = \frac{1}{7^{2}}$$ Simplifying, we get: $$\frac{1}{49}$$
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