How do you write #5^6# with positive exponents?
1 Answer
Aug 26, 2016
Explanation:
One of the laws of indices states:
We can see that when the base of
The same will happen if a base is moved from the denominator to the numerator.
Note:

This is better written in this form, rather than
#1/15625# 
This has nothing to do with the negative numbers like
#5 or 8# on the number line!  Only the base with the negative index is moved. All the other numbers and bases stay the same.