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Troubling exponents - what do you think

Posted: Tue Jun 18, 2013 1:09 am
by wp_913
Hi

Here is a exponent problem I'm struggling with, what do you think

-(-c^4)^(-3) = -(-c^-12) = -(-1/c^12) = 1/c^12

My calculator shows this as -1/c^12

Did I miss something

Re: Troubling exponents - what do you think

Posted: Tue Jun 18, 2013 3:42 am
by jg.allinsymbols
Your written steps are correct. You just used incorrect key sequencing on your calculator.