How do you express d^-3 as a positive exponent?

Apr 4, 2017

$\frac{1}{d} ^ 3$

Explanation:

To re-write negative exponents, just create a new expression in which the power with the negative exponent is moved to the denominator as a positive exponent.

${x}^{-} m = \frac{1}{x} ^ m$

Apr 4, 2017

$\frac{1}{d} ^ 3$

Explanation:

A negative exponent means to divide. By placing the exponent in the denominator it can be written as a positive exponent.

${d}^{-} 3 = \frac{1}{d \times d \times d}$

$\frac{1}{d} \times d \times d = \frac{1}{d} ^ 3$