# How do you express #1/3^-2# with positive exponents?

##### 2 Answers

Oct 11, 2017

#### Explanation:

This is because we know that

In this situation, the denominator and numerator is switched AGAIN. Or another way to think of this is a negative of a negative equals a positive.

Due to this, we can say that

Oct 11, 2017

#### Explanation:

a number raised to a negative exponent is the same as 1 over that number raised to the positive exponent.

In other words,

So, what you have here is,

...and that is

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