# How do you simplify #n^-5# using only positive exponents?

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Mar 6, 2018

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

When learning your indices/ powers, one of the first rules you learn is

Here's one way to help you think about it,

let's say i asked you to divide

but remember that any number raised to the power 0 is 1,

so

therefore