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Complex fraction with negative exponents: Problem type 2

This demonstrates how to transform variables with negative exponents into corresponding reciprocal fractions, and then proceed to simplify the resulting complex fraction by multiplying all terms by…

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Product Rule witih negative exponents

A multil-variable example where we can gather together like factors and then multiply them as numbers or by adding their exponents. If any negative exponents occur, then the definition of a negative…

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Rewriting an algebraic expression without a negative exponent

Two examples of expressions with negative exponents that are changed to expressions with positive exponents, leaving the numerical factor as is.

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Evaluating an expression with a negative exponent: Positive fraction base

Two examples are shown with negative exponents. The reciprocal is produced first before applying the exponent to the numerator and denominator in each example.

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Identifying parallel and perpendicular lines from equations

This shows how to transform all given equation that are not in slope-intercept form and then pick out the slopes of all three given lines and compare them to see if they are parallel, perpendicular…

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Solving for a variable in terms of other variables in a linear equation with fractions

This describes the process of solving for a particular variable in terms of other variables in an equation. There is a need to go further to combine like terms before it is complete.

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Complex fraction with negative exponents: Problem type 2

This demonstrates how to convert negative exponents in a complex fraction to the reciprocal positive exponents and then use the LCD of all fractions to simplify.

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Multiplicative property of equality with signed fractions

Multiplying both sides by the reciprocal of the variable's coefficient in order to get the variable alone and keep the equation balanced.

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Multiplicative property of equality with fractions

Multiplying both sides of an euqation with fractions by the reciprocal of the coefficient that is with the variable.

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The reciprocal of a number

Shows you how to flip numbers or fractions to get the reciprocal. Hope it is obvious that reciprocals multiplied equal one.

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