Negative Exponents

Directions: Using the digits 0 to 9, at most one time each, place a digit in each box to make a true statement.

Hint

How does a negative exponent result in a fractional solution?
How do we know where the 1 should go?

Answer

There are multiple answers such as:

3^ (-2) = 1 / 09
7 ^ (-2) = 1 / 49
8 ^ (-2) = 1 / 64
2 ^ (-3) = 1 / 08

Source: Daniel Luevanos

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4 comments

  1. 3^-2=6/54

  2. Good spot Joe! 🙂

    Using your appraoch I also found 3^-2 = 9/81

  3. there are 43 solutions

  4. 7^-2 = 1/49

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