Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

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ISBN 10: 0-13446-914-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-914-0

Chapter P - Section P.2 - Exponents and Scientific Notation - Concept and Vocabulary Check - Page 29: 4


The negative-exponent rule states that $b^{-n} = \frac{1}{b^{n}}$ for $b \ne 0.$

Work Step by Step

When dealing with negative exponents: 1. Move the expression to the denominator and make the exponent positive. 2. Put a 1 on top!
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