# How do you rewrite #5/x^2# with negative exponents?

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May 4, 2018

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

#"using the "color(blue)"law of exponents"#

#•color(white)(x)a^-mhArr1/a^m#

#rArr5/x^2=5xx1/x^2=5xx x^-2=5x^-2#

May 4, 2018

When we have a negative exponent, it means that the exponent wants to change it's spot.