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Q: Why are 5 to the negative power and 1 over 5 to the 2 power the same?

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That is the definition of negative powers.

it's the same as 1 over the same number to a positive power. 2 to the power -3 = 1/ 2 cubed = 1/8

1 over 3 to the negative 2nd power is 9

It is 1 over that number to the same power, but positive. So 4^-5=1/4^5

It is equivalent to 1 over 5 to the power of 5, or 1 over 3125.

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1-1 is the same as 1/1 = 1

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1000000 * * * * * NO! That is 10 to the power of 6. 10 to the power of NEGATIVE 6 is 1 over 1000000 or 0.000001

it is a positive fraction 5^-2=1 over 5^2 answer is 1 over 25

That is the same as 1 divided by 8 to the positive power 1/(8x8x8) = 1/512

It is n cubed.

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