how do i simplify 6x^-3 the -3 is an exponent

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violy | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Associate Educator

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You may take note of this: 

x^-m = 1/x^m. 

Here is an example: 

2x^-5 = 2*(1/x^5) = 2/x^5. 

 

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