Hi, I am asking a question on behalf of a homeschooling grade 11 student. She is having trouble with changing something like (3-4)2 into a exponential form.

First of all she needs to know what the term means "exponential form" and then the process of it.

Great thanks.


Hi Crystal,

Exponential form in this instance means that the the expression should be written as

ab for some numbers a and b.

For the particular problem that you mention,

(3-4)2 I would write

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