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Exponentiation Basic

  1. Sep 14, 2014 #1
    Hello everyone!

    I am a new member of this forum and this is my first post. At the moment, I am looking for the solution for the following:

    (x-m - a-m)/(x - a)​

    I intend to change the -ve indices into +ve.

    Thanks, in anticipation, for any help.

    Regards.
     
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  3. Sep 14, 2014 #2

    Mentallic

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    Hello!

    Ok, so what do negative indices mean? How would you express [itex]x^{-m}[/itex] with a positive index?
     
  4. Sep 14, 2014 #3
    Thanks for the response, Mentallic. Yes, I meant that; but I have solved the problem. Have a nice time.
     
  5. Sep 14, 2014 #4

    HallsofIvy

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    Please do not post a thread and then refuse to answer any questions about it! Mentallic was trying to find out if you knew that [itex]x^{-m}= \frac{1}{x^m}[/itex]
     
  6. Sep 14, 2014 #5

    Mentallic

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    Halls, the guy did nothing wrong. If he claims to have figured out the problem then I'm sure he knows the answer to my question.

    Good luck with your studies Raabi!
     
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