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"What is the value of the expression 8 ^−2 ? a 116 b −16 c 164 d 64"

"What is the value of the expression 8 ^−2 ? a 116 b −16 c 164 d 64"

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"Solution:

Get the reciprocal of 8 to make the exponent positive. 8 is equal to 8/1 so its reciprocal is 1/8.

Multiply 8 by itself because 8 is squared or raised to the power of 2.

Answer:

The value of the expression 8^-2 is 1/64.

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