### fractional negative exponent

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How do I do a negative exponent in the numerator or denominator of a fraction in LaTeX syntax?

### Re: fractional negative exponent

$$\frac {5^{-2}}{3}$$: \frac {5^{-2}}{3}

$$\frac{3}{4}^{-3}$$: \frac{3}{4}^{-3}

$$\left(\frac{3}{4}\right)^{-3}$$ \left(\frac{3}{4}\right)^{-3}

$$\frac{3}{4^{-3}}$$ : \frac{3}{4^{-3}}

$$\frac{3}{4}^{-3}$$: \frac{3}{4}^{-3}

$$\left(\frac{3}{4}\right)^{-3}$$ \left(\frac{3}{4}\right)^{-3}

$$\frac{3}{4^{-3}}$$ : \frac{3}{4^{-3}}

### Re: fractional negative exponent

Livia was quick! Yes, the idea is that the {} group components and can be nested, and the examples given aptly demonstrate that.

### Re: fractional negative exponent

And Moodle Docs that Colin has been working on, http://docs.moodle.org/en/Using_TeX_Notation, have been updated to address this....