# Math117

how to do negative decimal exponets

2^-0.4545

Remember that a negative power is the same as the reciprocal...

2-b = 1/2b

So you can compute the positive power, then take the reciprocal of the result.

Yes but that works with decimal

of course, use your calculator. square root is a power 1/2 or .5 Decimal powers are commonplace.

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