# How do you simplify #(-16)^(-1/2) #?

Now use this approach for your question.

The square root of negative 1 gives rise to the complex number context. So we have:

Then the solution would have been:

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To simplify (-16)^(-1/2), first, take the square root of -16, which is imaginary, so it becomes √(-16). Then, raise it to the power of -1, which is the reciprocal, resulting in 1/√(-16). Simplify further to get 1/(4i), where i is the imaginary unit.

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When evaluating a one-sided limit, you need to be careful when a quantity is approaching zero since its sign is different depending on which way it is approaching zero from. Let us look at some examples.

When evaluating a one-sided limit, you need to be careful when a quantity is approaching zero since its sign is different depending on which way it is approaching zero from. Let us look at some examples.

When evaluating a one-sided limit, you need to be careful when a quantity is approaching zero since its sign is different depending on which way it is approaching zero from. Let us look at some examples.

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