4-1/2 = 1/41/2 = 1/2. check my work.

On exponents, negative means reciprocal.

4(-1/2) means the same as

1/4(1/2) which is the same as


so the answer is 1^4

no, of course not. The square root of 4 is 2 isn't it?
so 1/squareroot(4) = 1/2.

oh lol thanks can you help me with proofs?

Start a new post and show what you have done on the problem. We can help best that way.

I did...It is titled Proof Reasons in Algebra...plz help me I don't get it...

Of course! I can help you with proofs in algebra. Could you please provide me with the specific problem or question you're struggling with?