I'm wondering something when you have a equation:(Of course "^" represents to the power)(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

4e^4(j^-3)

____________

2d^-3(f^2)

________

2c^2(j^-2)

I know how to get rid of the negative exponents to get:

4e^4j^-3

__________

j^2(f^2)

_________

2d^3(2c^2)

Question comes with bringing the bottom fraction up to multiply and simplify. Do you just have to take the reciprocal of the fraction to multiply or just bring the fraction as is up to multiply because if you take the reciprocal, do the exponents go negative per the rules?

Appreciate the help.

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# Homework Help: Negative Exponents question

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