# How do you express #(3x^2)^-3# with positive exponents?

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Sep 11, 2016

#### Explanation:

We can use the identities

Hence,

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Sep 18, 2016

#### Explanation:

Method Example:

Suppose we had

Suppose we had

So the negative power (index) has the effect of moving the value to the other side of the horizontal line.

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Given:

The index