An exponent is the power that a number is raised to. For instance, in the expression 3^2 ("three squared"), 2 is the "exponent" and 3 is the "base." A positive exponent just means that the power is a positive number. For instance, the following expression does not involve a positive exponent: 3^(-2). Horses rule!!!!!

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An exponent that is a positive integer. For example, x3 has a positive exponent, while 8-5 does not.

You evaluate the powers of 10 and a exponent of positive 4.

No.

A number to a negative exponent is the inverse of the number to the positive exponent. That is, x-a = 1/xa

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It will become a positive number.

(4x^-4)^-2 = ?

Yes.

Find the reciprocal of the positive exponent. Thus, x-a = 1/xa

A negative exponent is the reciprocal of the corresponding positive exponent. 102 = 100 10-2 = 1/100

A negative exponent of a number is the same as the reciprocal of that same number to the equivalent positive exponent.EXAMPLE : 2-3 = 1/23When multiplying powers of the same base the rule is, addthe exponents.So, if the initial exponent is negative then the number has to be multiplied by a power of that number with an equivalent positive exponent greater than the negative exponent.EXAMPLE : 2-3 x 25 = 2(-3+5) = 22 (As 5 > l3l then the resultant exponent is positive)

Not necessarily. If the exponent is not an integer then it is not a polynomial.

Yes. Any positive number to an exponent is positive.

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A negative exponent is the same as 1/(the positive exponent). For example, 2^3 is (2*2*2) = 8. 2^(-3) is 1/(2*2*2) = 1/8. So, just calculate the positive exponent version, and put it under 1.

This is a procedure used to help people who are new to negative exponents. A negative exponent, when moved to the other side of the fraction, becomes a positive exponent and beginners are more comfortable with working with positive fractions.

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You can do it if you replace the base by its reciprocal.

It is the same as 1/34 . We move an exponent to the denominator and we change the exponent from positive to negative. Now 34 is 81 so the answer is 1/81 meters.If the exponent in the denominator is negative, we can move it up to the numerator and change it to a positive.

An expression with a negative exponent is equivalent to the positive exponent of its reciprocal. Thus, 3-4 = 1/34 or, equivalently, (1/3)4 or (3/4)-2 = (4/3)2

Example: (4x)-2 The answer to this would be 1/ 16x2. Multiply it out as if the negative exponent was not there ((4x)2), then that will be the denominator of the fraction. The numerator is one.

"Dose" is a measured portion of a medicine. I am not aware of any exponents that have anything to do with measured quantities of medication! A negative exponent is simply the reciprocal of the corresponding positive exponent. Thus x^(-a) = (1/x)^a for non-zero x.

If you square any real number it will always be positive.

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