Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
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Chapter 5 - Section 5.7 - Negative Exponents and Scientific Notation - Exercise Set: 10

Answer

$\dfrac{1}{6}$

Work Step by Step

Using $x^{-a}=\dfrac{1}{x^a}$the given expression, $ 6^{-1} ,$ simplifies to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} \dfrac{1}{6^1} \\\\= \dfrac{1}{6} .\end{array}
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