Math Help - Indices question

1. Indices question

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2. Originally Posted by madd.ryan
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$\left(\frac{p}{q}\right)^{-2}$

When you have an indice to a negative power, this mean you will need to flip the fraction as you want the reciprocal.

$\left(\frac{q}{p}\right)^{2}$

When a fraction is to a power, then both the numerator and the denominator are to that power too.

$\frac{q^2}{p^2}$