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lynda, a student:

(-4x)to the 0 power times x squared over 3to the -3 power i have to rewrite the expression with pos exponents

Hi Lynda,

Here are the exponent laws:

Product Law
Quotient Law
Power Law
xa·xb=xa+b (xa)b=xab
Zero Power Law
Power of a Product Law
Power of a Quotient Law
x0=1 (xy)a=xaya
Negative Exponent Law
Rational Exponent Law


Let's look at a similar example to your problem:


Hope this helps,


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