Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

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Chapter P - Section P.2 - Exponents and Scientific Notation - Exercise Set: 138

Answer

False. $(-2)^{4}\ne 2^{-4}$

Work Step by Step

$(-2)^{4}=16$ $2^{-4}=\frac{1}{16}$ $(-2)^{4}\ne 2^{-4}$
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