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 - Exercise Set - Page 30: 11



Work Step by Step

Start with expression $4^{-3}$ We rewrite this as a fraction (negative exponents are positive exponents in the denominator): $\frac{1}{4^{3}}$ Simplify exponent in denominator: $\frac{1}{4^{3}}=\frac{1}{4\times4\times4}=\frac{1}{64}$
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