Evaluate ((-2)^-8)/-8-(-5)

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(-2)-8-8-(-5)
Simplify each term.
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Move (-2)-8 to the denominator using the negative exponent rule b-n=1bn.
1-8(-2)8-(-5)
Raise -2 to the power of 8.
1-8⋅256-(-5)
Multiply -8 by 256.
1-2048-(-5)
Move the negative in front of the fraction.
-12048-(-5)
Multiply -1 by -5.
-12048+5
-12048+5
To write 5 as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by 20482048.
-12048+5⋅20482048
Combine 5 and 20482048.
-12048+5⋅20482048
Combine the numerators over the common denominator.
-1+5⋅20482048
Simplify the numerator.
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Multiply 5 by 2048.
-1+102402048
Add -1 and 10240.
102392048
102392048
The result can be shown in multiple forms.
Exact Form:
102392048
Decimal Form:
4.99951171…
Mixed Number Form:
420472048
Evaluate ((-2)^-8)/-8-(-5)

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