Why does (3x)^{-1} equal to frac{1}{3} x^{-1}? Please explain it to me very simply.

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2015-11-09 22:37:56

x^-1 = 1/x Thus (1/3)(1/x) = 1/(3x) = (3x)^-1

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Why does (3x)^{-1} equal to frac{1}{3} x^{-1}? Please explain it to me very simply.

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2015-11-09 22:37:56

x^-1 = 1/x Thus (1/3)(1/x) = 1/(3x) = (3x)^-1

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