12.5 Negative exponent rule
Negative exponent rule
Don’t be scared by the negative sign! Just flip the number over to get rid of the negative sign. In other words, a number with a negative exponent should be put to the denominator, and vice versa.
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Notes:
${a^{n}} = \frac{1}{a^n} , a \neq 0$$and \frac{1}{a^{n}} = {a^n} , a \neq 0$

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Simplify the following: