Definition: This refers to when the power is negative and can be rewritten as a positive.
Example: Rewrite 3-2 as a positive exponent.
Step 1: Note the rule for converting negative exponents to positive.
Step 2: Rewrite exponent.
3-2 = 1/3² = 1/9
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