# Question #a1d99

##### 1 Answer

Dec 19, 2016

#### Answer:

Impossible

#### Explanation:

We 'assume' that n is an integer. This means 2n is always an even integer.

The left hand side term is

Or if we read the left hand term differently as

The right hand term is

So in both interpretations of -1^2n the question has no solution for n.

Am I missing something here?