Posted by Help on Thursday, June 28, 2012 at 3:28pm.
can a base be negative at the same time as my exponent?
how will you solve this one?
6 ^3

Algebra 1  Steve, Thursday, June 28, 2012 at 4:05pm
as long as the exponent is an integer, the base can be negative. Negative exponents just mean that you take the reciprocal:
(6)^(3) = 1/(6)^3 = 1/216 = 1/216

Algebra 1  Help, Thursday, June 28, 2012 at 4:10pm
awesome.. I wasn't sure about the negative sign..:)
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