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Negative expenent is the reciprocal of positive exponent.
n Let we have x -n n Then x is the reciprocal of x n 1 i.e 1 × x = ------- -n x
Its mean multiplication of x^n and its reciprocal x^-n is same as dividing x^n by x^n
n n -n x i.e x × x = ------ ........(i) n x
Its mean multiplication of x^-n and its reciprocal x^n is same as dividing x^n by x^n
n -n n x i.e x × x = ------........(ii) n x From (i) & (ii) n -n n n -n x x × x = x × x = ------ n x
1/3 -2/3 2n - 2n -------------- = ? -2/3 2n
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