Tamara J. answered • 11/12/12

Math Tutoring - Algebra and Calculus (all levels)

Negative exponents have the following property: n^{-m }= 1/n^{m} OR 1/n^{-m} = n^{m}

So for (-3)^{-4} , n= -3 and -m= -4 (or m= 4).

Thus, (-3)^{-4} = 1/(-3)^{4}.

Stanton D.

Nope -- maybe you hit "Submit Answer" by mistake?11/20/19