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## Negative Exponents

1.
What is $3^-3$?
1. $1/27$
2. $1/9$
3. $27/1$
4. $9$

2.
Which of the following is NOT the same as $2^-3$?
1. $8$
2. $0.125$
3. $1/8$
4. $1/2^3$
3.
$1/32$ can also be written as
1. $2^-3$
2. $2^-4$
3. $2^-5$
4. $2^-6$

4.
$5^-3 =$
1. 25
2. 125
3. $1/25$
4. $1/125$
5.
$3^2 xx 3^-5 =$
1. $3^3$
2. $3^-3$
3. $3^7$
4. $3^-7$

6.
$4^3 xx 4^-4 =$
1. $4$
2. $1/4$
3. $1/4^7$
4. $1/4^12$
7.
$3^-3/3^-2 =$
1. $3$
2. $9$
3. $1/3$
4. $1/9$

8.
$10^2/10^-3 =$
1. 1,000
2. 10,000
3. 100,000
4. 1,000,000
9.
Which of the following is true?
1. $10^0 < 10^-3$
2. $2^-3 < 3^-2$
3. $7^-2 < 7^-3$
4. $6^-2<6^-1$

10.
Which one of the following is true?
1. $4^-2 < 4^-3$
2. $5^-2 > 2 ^ -5$
3. $(-2)^4 = 2^-4$
4. $5^2(5)^-2>2^5(2)^-5$
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