Math 9 – Feb 24: Negative Exponents

Negative Exponents – Powers with negative exponents are equivalent to the reciprocal with a positive exponent.

Homework: Negative Exponents worksheet

Math Journal #5 – Explain why a^-m = 1/a^m using either the quotient of powers rule or a pattern of division. Choose a homework question to solve and explain.

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