I'm stuck on such a teensy little thing which is make bases the same then proceding to solve for the exponents. Here is the equation i have to solve

(2x^2) ^ 3-2m x (1/ X) ^ 2m

how do i balance (2x^2) and (1/x) ?

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- Jun 20th 2011, 07:23 PMNewMathGrade 11 Exponential Functions ( how to make bases even) ??
I'm stuck on such a teensy little thing which is make bases the same then proceding to solve for the exponents. Here is the equation i have to solve

(2x^2) ^ 3-2m x (1/ X) ^ 2m

how do i balance (2x^2) and (1/x) ? - Jun 20th 2011, 07:25 PMTKHunnyRe: Grade 11 Exponential Functions ( how to make bases even) ??
First, please never use 'x' for multiplication in the same equation as 'X' for a variable. Very confusing. Look very carefully at what you have written. You became confused in the middle.

Second, 1/X = X^(-1) - Jun 20th 2011, 07:31 PMNewMathRe: Grade 11 Exponential Functions ( how to make bases even) ??
So how would i continue using X^(-1)?...sorry i'm really confused. What would i have to do to X^(-1) to make it equal (2x^2) if that's what you're saying?

- Jun 20th 2011, 07:37 PMAlso sprach ZarathustraRe: Grade 11 Exponential Functions ( how to make bases even) ??
- Jun 20th 2011, 07:45 PMNewMathRe: Grade 11 Exponential Functions ( how to make bases even) ??
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Ok so let me present it again...sorry for the confusion

**(**2X^(exponent) 2**)**^(exponent) 3-2m * (times)**(**1/ X**)**^ (exponent) 2m

i have to make the bases which are**(2X^(exponent)**2) and**(1/ X)** - Jun 20th 2011, 07:52 PMAlso sprach ZarathustraRe: Grade 11 Exponential Functions ( how to make bases even) ??
- Jun 20th 2011, 07:59 PMNewMathRe: Grade 11 Exponential Functions ( how to make bases even) ??
- Jun 20th 2011, 08:30 PMDrexel28Re: Grade 11 Exponential Functions ( how to make bases even) ??
- Jun 20th 2011, 08:41 PMAlso sprach ZarathustraRe: Grade 11 Exponential Functions ( how to make bases even) ??
- Jun 20th 2011, 08:58 PMTKHunnyRe: Grade 11 Exponential Functions ( how to make bases even) ??
- Jun 20th 2011, 09:10 PMNewMathRe: Grade 11 Exponential Functions ( how to make bases even) ??
- Jun 21st 2011, 04:19 AMTKHunnyRe: Grade 11 Exponential Functions ( how to make bases even) ??
You're just making so little sense. Is there a similar problem that you have solved so we can see what it is you are trying to say?

- Jun 21st 2011, 07:35 PMNewMathRe: Grade 11 Exponential Functions ( how to make bases even) ??
- Jun 21st 2011, 10:42 PMmr fantasticRe: Grade 11 Exponential Functions ( how to make bases even) ??