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Introduction to Exponents - Problem 4

Alissa Fong
Alissa Fong

MA, Stanford University
Teaching in the San Francisco Bay Area

Alissa is currently a teacher in the San Francisco Bay Area and Brightstorm users love her clear, concise explanations of tough concepts

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A negative value times itself is positive, but the notation of this is very precise: -3^2 is different from (-3)^2, as we explore here. Also, if you have a fraction in parentheses raised to an exponent, then the exponent will apply to both the top and bottom of the fraction. But, if the fraction is not in parentheses, then the exponent will apply only to the top.

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