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    Negative fractions

    I dont seem to get these things. I have a problem that is blowing me away. Can anyone help me with this?

    - 1 / (-4)^-4 where do I start here?
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    Quote Originally Posted by msgoth View Post
    I dont seem to get these things. I have a problem that is blowing me away. Can anyone help me with this?

    - 1 / (-4)^-4 where do I start here?
    \frac{-1}{(-4)^{-4}} = \frac{-1}{\frac{1}{(-4)^4}} = -(-4)^4 = -256
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