Power rule question

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I just did a problem that made use of the power rule. Here is the final step:

(1-2x)
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-(x-x^2)^5/4

=

(2x-1)
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-(x-x^2)^5/4


Why did 1-2x become 2x-1 (2x-1 is the answer according to my book)??
 

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Doc Al
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Are you sure there's a minus sign in both denominators?
 
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yep i'm looking at the solution manual right now...
 
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Doc Al
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Well, that can't be right. :wink: (I suspect a typo.)
 

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