Practice computing numbers raised to positive and negative exponents. Bases may be fractions.

Problem

left parenthesis, start fraction, 1, divided by, 3, end fraction, right parenthesis, start superscript, minus, 1, end superscript, equals
  • Your answer should be
  • an integer, like 6
  • a simplified proper fraction, like 3, slash, 5
  • a simplified improper fraction, like 7, slash, 4
  • a mixed number, like 1, space, 3, slash, 4
  • an exact decimal, like 0, point, 75
  • a multiple of pi, like 12, space, p, i or 2, slash, 3, space, p, i