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7-12.

Rewrite each expression below as an equivalent expression without negative exponents.

Recall that

The base of the negative exponent is

not.

Here, the base of the negative exponent is what is in the parentheses:

.

Use the Laws of Exponents to simplify the expression. Then rewrite without negative exponents.