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# indices question Watch

1. what is simplified? is it
2. (Original post by pinejuice)
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Yes if it is .
3. (Original post by lazy_fish)
Yes if it is .
thank you
4. (Original post by pinejuice)
what is simplified? is it
It is not clear wehether you mean or
5. (Original post by brianeverit)
It is not clear wehether you mean or

but

THe minus sign in the exponent means that the power of a will be the power of 1/a (reciprocal)
6. (Original post by brianeverit)
It is not clear wehether you mean or
sorry for the confusion, it's im interested in
7. (Original post by ztibor)

but

THe minus sign in the exponent means that the power of a will be the power of 1/a (reciprocal)
thank you for that excellent explanation, you've really helped me!

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