# Negative exponents and scientific notation

1/2-4 is the question. Since the 2 is a negative exponent does that mean it goes on top?

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1/2-4 is the question. Since the 2 is a negative exponent does that mean it goes on top?

Help writing in simplest form without negative exponents. Leave response as simplified fractions. (2/3)^-^2 (4/5)^-^1 thanks...

1/29^3 1/39 1/m^4 1/a^2 1/8 1/169

2-3 I don't get the concept of negative exponents.

What do I do with (2/3)-2? The answer I'm given for the problem is 9/4 but I don't understand how to get to that.

SOLVE IN PARENTHESIS (X SQUARED TIMES Y) TO THE FOURTH POWER

((q−1r−1s−6) / (r−3sq−5))−1 Simplify and eliminate all negative exponents.

I need to know how to simplify 27 with a exponent of -2/3 over 27 with an exponent of -1/3

How do you simplify when you have negative exponents? What is a "0" exponent - do I assume it is like "x" to the first power?

(2xy3)-2

-2x-2y0

4x-1y

(x2 y2 )-1