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    Question: If 1/x^3 was written as x^n, what is the value of n?

    Would you simply flip it so that it becomes x^(3/1)? So the answer is 3?

    Any help would be appreciated as I don't understand it!
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    (Original post by Norse Moose)
    Question: If 1/x^3 was written as x^n, what is the value of n?

    Would you simply flip it so that it becomes x^(3/1)? So the answer is 3?

    Any help would be appreciated as I don't understand it!
    when you have one divided by x to the power, the power becomes negative.
    this might help you understand it better:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DafZCveY5ao
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    That helped, thanks!
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    remember 1/x^n is the same as x^-n
 
 
 
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