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1 divided by a number with an exponent is the same as the number to the exponent of opposite sign. For example 1 divided by 2 to the third power is the same as 2 to the minus 3 power

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When rewriting an exponential expression with a negative exponent and a positive base to an expression containing only a positive exponent does the sign of the base change?


What is the rule for adding two numbers whose sign are alike?

The sign doesn't change.

How do you divide exponents?

Dividing exponents is just subtracting the numerator exponent and the denominator exponent. For example, 3^4 / 3^2 = 3^2. *The division sign is just like a giant subtraction sign** That will help you to remember this rule. So how about x^12 / x^5? its x^7!

What if the problem is a fraction with a negative exponent?

Flip the fraction top-to-bottom, and delete the minus sign from the exponent.

How do you find a reciprocal of a number with an exponent?

You change the sign of the exponent. For example, the reciprocal of 2 to the power 8 is 2 to the power -8. Alternately, you can change the whole expression to the denominator. In this case, the reciprocal of 2 to the power 8 is 1 divided by (2 to the power 8).

Rule for 180 degree clockwise rotation?

change the sign, but DONT switch the coordinates (:

How do you type the exponent sign from the keyboard?

shift then 6 at the same time

Is a exponent a number with a plus or - sign?

You fail SO badly. If we have x^4, the 4 is the exponent- the power to which a number is raised. It can be positive or negative.

How do you turn a negative exponent into a positive exponent?

Move the base number to the 'other side" of a division bar and change the exponent to the opposite sign. Example: 1/9 = 3^-2 becomes 1/(3^2) or 4 = 1/ (2^-2) becomes 2^2. Try it on your calculator to check your work.

What does the exponent mean in scientific notation?

The exponent is an unknown variable. It is a variable because it will change into a known number when we get further into the equation. Take this for example. 4x=8 - where x is the exponent. To work out the problem we simply move the 4 over the equal's sign. Since it is 4x, this means that it is 4 times x. Since we are moving the 4 over the equals sign, we have to change the multiplication, into a division. x=8/4 which equals 2. The x is a 2. To check, we we substitute the 2 with the x in the equation. 4x2=8, which is correct.

What is a square unit sign?

The exponent "2" as in a number squared, e.g. cm2 or in2

What determines the sign of the exponent when a number is written in scientific notation?

The sign of the exponent for a number written in scientific notation depends on whether it is a whole number or a fraction. 40 is 4 x 101 0.4 is 4 x 10-1

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