Posted by **Delilah** on Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 7:18pm.

5.

Taylor completed the problem below. Describe and correct the error in the problem.

2–4 = –2 • –2 • –2 •–2 =16 (1 point)

1. Taylor changed the negative exponent to a negative base.

2. (0 pts) Taylor did not multiply correctly. The answer should be 16.

3. Taylor made the answer positive. It should be –16.

1. Taylor did not multiply by –1. The problem should be multiply by negative one.

Please explain why the answer is correct. Thanks!

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**Kyleigh**, Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 3:33pm
The answer is obviously 16.

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**Delilah**, Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 7:18pm
Actually it is not... because that is what i told my math teacher and she said it was wrong... thanks anyway, though.

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**gaberiel**, Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 12:23pm
The answer is 1. Taylor changed the negative exponent to a negative base

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**Anonymous**, Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 8:30am
The answer is 1. Taylor changed the negative exponent to a negative base

i took the quiz

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**Adri**, Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 11:14am
what the answer to number 4 then can you help me

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**Adri**, Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 11:15am
what the answer to number 4 then can you help me Anonymous

Using the numbers 3,2 and , which of these problems would have a solution of 4

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**Adri**, Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 11:16am
Anonymous

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**Salted Caramel **, Monday, October 12, 2015 at 12:39pm
Anonymous is right. Your mom, you need be nicer u r just a bully.

Here are the answers.....

1. B = -9

2. C = y^19

3. D = w^-6

4. A = 4 • 2^3/ 2^3

5. A = Taylor changed the negative exponent to a negative base. The problem should be 2^-4 = 1/2^4 = 1/2•2•2•2= 1/16

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**Salted Caramel **, Monday, October 12, 2015 at 12:40pm
I got a 100% with these answers

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**Mani**, Monday, October 12, 2015 at 2:57pm
thank you Salted Caramel! :D

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**Zombieman**, Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 10:39am
Yup...

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