Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

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ISBN 10: 0-13446-914-3
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Chapter P - Section P.2 - Exponents and Scientific Notation - Exercise Set: 21

Answer

$\frac{1}{16}$

Work Step by Step

Start with given expression: $\frac{2^{3}}{2^{7}}$ Use quotient rule to subtract exponents: $2^{-4}$ Use negative exponent rule to simplify: $\frac{1}{2^{4}}=\frac{1}{16}$
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