# How do you simplify #3v^-1# and write it using only positive exponents?

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Oct 5, 2016

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

You only need to remember the rule for negative exponents: you can convert negative exponents to positive ones just by inverting the fraction!

So, if

in your case,

Oct 5, 2016

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

Using the

#color(blue)"law of exponents"#

#color(orange)"Reminder " color(red)(bar(ul(|color(white)(a/a)color(black)(a^-m=1/a^m)color(white)(a/a)|)))#

#rArr3v^-1=3xx1/v^1=3/v#