How to make math restrictions

How to do powers in math

Determine whether the base is negative or positive.

Check the position of the brackets, especially if you are working with a negative base. Notice that (-3) ^ 4 is different from -3 ^ 4.

For a positive base, multiply the number by the exponent. For 5 ^ 3, multiply 5_5_5 to get your answer of 125.

For a base with the negative sign in brackets, hold the negative symbol in front of each multiplication process. For example (-3) ^ 4 would be multiplied as (-3)(-3)(-3) * (- 3) to get to your answer of 81.

For negative-sign exponents with no parentheses, store the negative symbol until you have multiplied the base. Example: -3 ^ 4 is multiplied by - (3) (3) (3) (3) to get an answer of -81.

If you have an equation that consists of two exponents with the same base, you can add the exponents for simplicity. For example, 2 ^ 3_2_4 can be converted to 2 ^ 7. Then you can solve the equation as usual.

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