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1. 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!
2. (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.
3. That helped, thanks!
4. remember 1/x^n is the same as x^-n

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