Q: What is 7 to the negative 5 power?

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5-7 = 1/57 = 1/78125 = 0.0000128

A negative... as in (-5) + (-7) = (-12). A negative timesa negative is a positive... as in (-5) X (-7) = (+35)

1/5 When you have any number to the negative power, it becomes a fraction: 5^-1 = 1/5 5^-2 = 2/5 5^-3 = 3/5 5^-4 = 4/5 5^-5 = 5/5 5^-6 = 6/5 5^-7 = 7/5 5^-8 = 8/5

A negative power simply means the base should be inverted. What does this mean? Well in simpler terms: the base is on the wrong side of the fraction line. So x^(-y) (that is: x to the power of negative y) is the same as 1/x^y (that is: one over x to the power of y) So 2^(-2) (two to the power of negative 2) is the same as 1/2^2 (that is: one over two to the power of negative 2) 2^2 = 4 , so 1/2^2 = 1/4 1/4 (one quarter) is 0.25. Why do negative exponents work this way? Well, think of it like this. When we multiply like bases: 5^7 x 5^2 we simply add the exponents: 5^7 x 5^2 = 5^9 similarly, if we divide like bases, we subtract the exponents: (5^7)/(5^2) = 5^5 but (5^7)/(5^2) is just another way of saying: (5^7) x (1/5^2) so we can just rewrite it: (5^7) x (5^-2) and then we add the exponents (5 + (-2)) and get 5^5 So negative exponents are a very simple way of showing information without writing a fraction.

6 to the negative 8th power equals 5.9537418076512726718488035360463e-7

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-7^5 = -16807

-5^7 = -78125

It is: 7-5 = 1/16807

-7

It is 1/78125.

-0.00000849985

5-7 = 1/57 = 1/78125 = 0.0000128

negative 0.0016

A negative... as in (-5) + (-7) = (-12). A negative timesa negative is a positive... as in (-5) X (-7) = (+35)

1/5 When you have any number to the negative power, it becomes a fraction: 5^-1 = 1/5 5^-2 = 2/5 5^-3 = 3/5 5^-4 = 4/5 5^-5 = 5/5 5^-6 = 6/5 5^-7 = 7/5 5^-8 = 8/5

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

7.07*10-5 = 0.000 070 7