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Q: How do you solve 5 to the negative second power?

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when they say a number is "to a power" like "5 to the second power" its the same thing as 52 read "5 squared" to solve this all you have to do is 5x5=25. if you have "3 to the fourth power" you would do 34 which is the same as 3x3x3x3=81.

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

It is -1/5

-1 -2 multiplied by another -2 equals 4 .4-5=-1

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Negative 5 to the second power would be -5 times -5 which would be 25.

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(-5)-2 = 1/(-5)2 = 1/25 = 0.04

4fg^-5 / 5h^-3 = 4fh^3/5g^5

(-5)2 = (-5) * (-5) = + 25 [since -ve * -ve = +ve]

negative 0.0016

(4/5)-2 = (5/4)2 = 25/16

when they say a number is "to a power" like "5 to the second power" its the same thing as 52 read "5 squared" to solve this all you have to do is 5x5=25. if you have "3 to the fourth power" you would do 34 which is the same as 3x3x3x3=81.

(-3/5)^2 = + 0.36, or...(-3/5)^2 = + 9/25

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

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