Please help with this question: True or false? The graph of $\displaystyle y = (\frac{1}{a})^x $, with a > 1, is the same as the graph of [Math] y = -a^x [/tex] Your assistance is much appreciated.
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Originally Posted by currypuff Please help with this question: True or false? The graph of $\displaystyle y = (\frac{1}{a})^x $, with a > 1, is the same as the graph of [Math] y = -a^x [/tex] Your assistance is much appreciated. Hint 1: $\displaystyle \frac 1a = a^{-1}$ Hint 2: Powers cannot change signs! if you have a positive number, you can't raise it to any power and get a negative number
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