Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Number Theory and the Real Number System - Chapter Summary, Review, and Test - Review Exercises - Page 336: 102


$2^{-4} =\dfrac{1}{2^4} = \dfrac{1}{16}$

Work Step by Step

RECALL: For any non-zero real number $a$, $a^{-m} = \dfrac{1}{a^m}$ Use the rule above to find: $2^{-4} \\=\dfrac{1}{2^4} \\=\dfrac{1}{16}$
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