Zero and Negative Exponents - Concept

Concept Concept (1)

It's important to understand what It means to have negative exponents and zero exponents. Negative exponents put the exponentiated term in the denominator of a fraction and zero exponents just make the term equal to one. We can use negative exponents for cancelling with positive exponents while solving equations or simplifying expressions, although we need to keep in mind the rules of multiplying exponents.

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Zero and Negative Exponents - Problem 1

Simplify:

x⁻⁴y⁰z⁶
Problem 1
How to simplify products involving zero and negative exponents and multiple bases.
Zero and Negative Exponents - Problem 2

Simplify:

(⅔)⁻⁴
Problem 2
How to simplify fractions raised to a negative exponent.
Zero and Negative Exponents - Problem 3

Simplify:

(r⁴s³tq⁴)⁰
Problem 3
How to simplify products of many bases raised to the zero exponent.