= (1/79.365) / 35.937

= 0.0126 / 35.937

Solved

Posted on 2011-04-25

This is a part of a much larger problem. I think this is where I am getting it wrong. How do I deal with these exponents correctly and then divide? Thanks.

4.1^-3.1 divided by 3.3^3

1/4.1^3.1 / 3.3^3

1/79.365 / 35.937

1/79.365 / 1/35.937

1/2.208

4.1^-3.1 divided by 3.3^3

1/4.1^3.1 / 3.3^3

1/79.365 / 35.937

1/79.365 / 1/35.937

1/2.208

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[ a ]

[ --- ]

[ b ]

_____

c

Multiply numerator and denominator by b:

[ a ]

[ --- ] * b

[ b ]

_____

c * b

a

-----

c*b

= a/ (c*b)

So,

( 1/79.365 ) / 35.937 = 1 / ( 79.365 * 35.937 ) = 1/ 2852.14

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