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 Question 211209: if p/q= {(2/3)to the power 3 + (3/2) to the power -3 }, what is the value of (p/q) to the power -10? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31534)

 Question 211254: I am so confused by this. Evaluate the exponential equation for three positive values of x, three negative values of x and x=0. Use the resulting ordered pairs to plot the graph. State the equation of the line asymptotic to the graph, if any. y= -3^x I think I would start with have y=f(x)=-3^ f(0)=-3^0=1 f(1)=-3^1=-3=1/3 f(2)=-3^2=9 f(3)=-3^3=-27=1/27 Before I go any further, am I on the right track? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28717)

 Question 211278: what is 4 to the negative 4th power Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31534)

 Question 212536: Can you help me solve this equation? I have tried to solve it for two days now and still can't get it right. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31534)
 Question 212536: Can you help me solve this equation? I have tried to solve it for two days now and still can't get it right. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(7009)
 Question 212536: Can you help me solve this equation? I have tried to solve it for two days now and still can't get it right. Click here to see answer by Theo(3504)

 Question 213624: Hi, I cannot figure out this questions. (-3/5)to the 2nd power. Thank you Deondre Click here to see answer by stanbon(57979)

 Question 211975: express the division problem 6/495 as a fracton? Click here to see answer by Theo(3504)

 Question 214216: the steps to solve the following equation -4x+3=19 Click here to see answer by drj(1380)

 Question 214269: I need Help trying to solve the following question X^(1/3)* (X^2). I know the answer however I am confused as to how you multiply the exponents when you have a fraction as an exponent? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 214257: (4x to the negative one power, y to the 1/3 power) to the 3/2 power ___________________________________________________________________(over) (xy) to the 3/2 power I really need help with this one, I don't understand it at all... Click here to see answer by jsmallt9(3296)

 Question 214657: Can you help me on this problem PLEASE!! (-6^5)^-10 is equal to A. (-6)^15 B. (-6)^50 C. (-6)^-5 D. (-6)^-50 Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31534)

 Question 214769: 2. Simplify and write the expression below using positive exponents only. (27x^-9y^6)^1/3 Click here to see answer by user_dude2008(1861)

 Question 214772: 6. Simplify and write the expression (expand the operation to remove the fraction. (2x^3/4) - (5x^1/3)/(5x) Click here to see answer by stanbon(57979)

 Question 214773: 7. Simplify by writing the expression as a simple fraction reduced to the lowest terms without negative exponents. (x-1)^1/2-x(1/2)(x-1)^-1/2/x-1 Click here to see answer by jsmallt9(3296)

 Question 215005: how do i slove when a nummber and a exponent and in brackets and outside the brakets there is a exponent Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 215460: I was trying to do my homework and came accross the question 8p to the negative 3rd power divided by (2p) to the 2nd power. I came up with the answer 512/4 and so would the answer be 128P? Thanks in advancxe Click here to see answer by jsmallt9(3296)
 Question 215460: I was trying to do my homework and came accross the question 8p to the negative 3rd power divided by (2p) to the 2nd power. I came up with the answer 512/4 and so would the answer be 128P? Thanks in advancxe Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31534)

 Question 215540: Can you please show me the steps for solving this problem? (1-(1/x))/(1-(1/(1-(1/x))))? Thank you Click here to see answer by shymeerab(21)

 Question 216604: How do you simplify a fraction that has a negative fractional exponent? the fraction is 625/81 and the exponent is -5/4 but the negative sign is not specific to either the numerator nor the denominator. I don't understand how the negative sign will affect the process. Please help. Judy Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28717)

 Question 218100: I need to understand the rules of exponents a sample question is: (-6) to the second power minus 4 to the second power. Please can you just tell me the steps to figuring this? I have been out of school for over 25 years and don't understand this. Thank You, Tina W Click here to see answer by rfer(12730)

 Question 218309: how a negative number becomes a positive number Click here to see answer by RAY100(1637)
 Question 218309: how a negative number becomes a positive number Click here to see answer by drj(1380)

 Question 218648: assist in solving -8z - (5z+6) + 15z for z = -1 Click here to see answer by drj(1380)

 Question 218970: Please take me back to school (I'm a proud AARP card-carrying old guy and this came up at home. For the life of me, I have brain lock and can't remember how to do such a simple equation) X-15%=540 Thank you!! Click here to see answer by stanbon(57979)