x^{-1/4}= 2

Any suggestions/hints? Please and thank you!

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- November 14th 2012, 04:58 PMmisiaizeskaHow to solve for x? Exponent rules?
x

^{-1/4}= 2

Any suggestions/hints? Please and thank you! - November 14th 2012, 05:01 PMMacstersUndeadRe: How to solve for x? Exponent rules?
Note that (x

^{a})^{b}= x^{ab}and that -1/4 * -4 = 1.

Can you finish? - November 14th 2012, 05:26 PMmisiaizeskaRe: How to solve for x? Exponent rules?
I got it - x = (1/16)! Thank you so much! :)

- November 14th 2012, 08:42 PMWilmerRe: How to solve for x? Exponent rules?
- November 15th 2012, 05:26 AMbjhopperRe: How to solve for x? Exponent rules?
X^-1/4 =2

-1/4 log base 2 (x) =log base2 (2) =1

log base 2 (X) =-4

X=1/16