Evaluate the following expression. 5^-3

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Evaluate the following expression. 5^-3

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2022-04-16T23:29:21+00:00 1 Answer 0

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  1. Josephine
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    2022-04-16T23:31:11+00:00

    5^-3 is 1/125

    The negative in the exponent makes it so there is a 1 over the problem if there was no negative. When you have a negative in the exponent, the answer will be the reciprocal (opposite) of the question with no negative.
    For example,

    9^2 = 81

    9^-2 = 1/81

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