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anonymous
 5 years ago
(2)^3  (3)
anonymous
 5 years ago
(2)^3  (3)

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.02*2*2 = 8. I made this 8 positive since the 2 was in brackets. I then took 8  (3) which is 11.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I meant 8  (3) which is 11

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Alright, if your number or variable has an odd power = takes the sign of the variable in the brackets . If your number or variable has an even power = answer always positive. and you must know the following rules: ()() = + ()(+) =  (+)(+) = + Give it a try now ^_^

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.08  (3) = 5. I think where my confusion lies is I thought if you have negative squares, the answer is positive if the base is in parentheses and negative if it is not. But as I type this, I am thinking that ONLY applies to squares and not all exponents?

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0a square is an "even" exponent; and all even exponents give you a positive result.

radar
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0(2)(2)(2)= 8 8+3=5 minus a minus is plus

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Awesome, thank you so much! I don't think I will ever remember all of these rules!

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.01 is an odd number: 3^1 = 3 3^1 = 3 2 is an even number: 3^2=9 3^2=9

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Got it. Thanks so much!
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