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Calculate the value for each of the following:

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Calculate the value for each of the following:

5^0,4^-2, 1/3^4,1/3^-2,6^5*6^-2

asked Oct 16, 2017 in ALGEBRA 1 by anonymous
reshown Oct 16, 2017 by bradely

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5^0 =1   (since a^0 =1)

4^-2 = 1/4^2   (since a^-m =1/a^m)

        =1/16

1/3^4 = 1/81

1/3^-2=3^2         (since 1/a^-m =a^m)

          =9

6^5*6^-2=6^(5+(-2))     (since a^m*a^n  = a^(m+n))

              =6^3

               =216

answered Oct 23, 2017 by homeworkhelp Mentor

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