<![CDATA[Math Is Fun Forum / common mistake]]>2014-10-31T10:49:24ZFluxBBhttp://www.mathisfunforum.com/viewtopic.php?id=19547<![CDATA[Re: common mistake]]>Thank for explaining this exponential function here, I completely understand the equation. Here coefficient is different thing and variable is different.]]>http://www.mathisfunforum.com/profile.php?id=2088752014-10-31T10:49:24Zhttp://www.mathisfunforum.com/viewtopic.php?pid=340799#p340799<![CDATA[common mistake]]>Know that -a^2 means -1 x a^2 and not -a x -a. The reason is that -a^2 has its coefficient as -1 Therefore -a x -a = a^2 and and not -a^2. This symbol ^ implies exponent.]]>http://www.mathisfunforum.com/profile.php?id=2017042013-06-01T06:29:28Zhttp://www.mathisfunforum.com/viewtopic.php?pid=271303#p271303