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# What is -3 to the 1 power?

Updated: 9/18/2023

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Each power of 3 is one-third of the next higher power eg 31 = 32 over 3 ie 9/3 = 3

30 is 1 so 3-1 is one-third.

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-3 to the 1 power is -3

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