I am having a problem with manipulating negaticve exponents the problem is 1/2x^-2y^-3 I come up with 2x^2y^3 but that does not seem right. Any thoughts Thanks JS
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Originally Posted by jsto I am having a problem with manipulating negaticve exponents the problem is 1/2x^-2y^-3 I come up with 2x^2y^3 but that does not seem right. Any thoughts Thanks JS Just making sure...is it ??
Originally Posted by Chris L T521 Just making sure...is it ?? Yes that's right
EDIT: Cocked it up, see correct answer below
Last edited by rowe; October 12th 2009 at 11:07 AM.
Originally Posted by rowe I don't want to pick at you but the 2 in the denominator has NOT a negative exponent
Originally Posted by rowe The 2 is not exponentiated so you're a factor of 4 too high.
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