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    Brackets

    Does anyone know what it means when you have a bracket to the power of a " + "?

    Does it make everything within the bracket positive?
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    I think you need to clarify your question. What do you mean by a bracket?
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    I don't understand what you mean? Do you have an example?

    A positive exponent (which I'm guessing what you mean) means you multiply the base by itself on the exponent time. For example x^2 = x \cdot x. Contrast with a negative exponent which means taking the reciprocal x^{-2} = \dfrac{1}{x \cdot x}
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    Apologies brackets! ()^+
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    Quote Originally Posted by frog View Post
    Apologies brackets! ()^+
    That could mean anything.
    Your best bet is to consult your text material.
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