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Simplify. Write the exprestion using only positive exponents.

 

6^-6 * t^5

 May 20, 2020
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isn't it just (t^5)/(6^6)?

 
 May 20, 2020
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How does that work though i need to understand it.

 
 May 20, 2020
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6^-6= 1/6^6 because a negative exponent gives you the reciprocal to the exponent power and t^5 is multiplying it so t^5*1/6^6 is equivalent to \(\frac{t^5}{6^6}\)

 
NightShade  May 20, 2020
edited by NightShade  May 20, 2020
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Ok sweet how about this one with the same directions. 

 

11m^-5/m^-7

 
 May 20, 2020
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\(11m^3\) simplified is \(\frac{11m}{m^-2}\)  so 11*reciprocal 1/m^2 which is equal to m^2*11m= \(11m^3\)

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 May 20, 2020
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Ok thanks!

 
 May 20, 2020
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You are welcome as long as you are not cheating your homework

 
 May 20, 2020

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