**Teaching Intro to Negative and zero exponents easily**

**Negative Exponents:**

Negative exponents have raised power in negative integers; otherwise they are like general or positive integers.

To simplify exponent expression with -ve powers, we need to reciprocate the expression, i.e. place 1 in the numerator and move the entire expression in the fraction's denominator.

If p^{-x} is a negative exponent expression, we can write it as 1/p^{x} to simplify it.

Q. Find the value of 2^{-4}.

Solution: 2^{-4} = 1/2^{4} = [1/(2 * 2 * 2 * 2)] = 1/16.

**Zero Exponents:**

Any exponent expression with the power 0 results in 1 no matter whether its base value is extremely large or small.

If p^{0 }is an exponent, it equals one, and p can...

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