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Q: How do you solve a number to a negative power?

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For anything to the power of a negative, put the number as the denominator in 1/? and then solve (ex: 2 to the power of neg. 2 = 1/2 to the power of 2 = 1/4)

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A negative power gives you the reciprocal of the positive power so yes you flip your number.

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-3^2 = 9 -(3^2) = -9

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

turn the positive number into its recipricol and the put the number of the negative number on the top

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When any number is divided by a negative number the result is negative. So, 120 / -4 = -30

Adding a negative number to a negative number makes a larger negative. In order to solve this you add the numbers together as a positive then add a negative sign.

For anything to the power of a negative, put the number as the denominator in 1/? and then solve (ex: 2 to the power of neg. 2 = 1/2 to the power of 2 = 1/4)

When a negative number is raised to an even power the result is a positive number

Please consider the following two facts: A negative number to an even power is positive; but a negative number to an odd power is negative. Any positive number is greater than any negative number.

(-1)^3 = -1 Every negative number raised to the odd power is a negative number.

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A negative power. When something is to the power of negative two, say X it would be 1/X. If something is to the power of negative 3, it would be.... etc

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