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  • 4 years ago

-12^2

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  1. anonymous
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    I got 144, is it this or -144?

  2. anonymous
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    its 144 (-12)x(-12) two negitives = a positive number

  3. UnkleRhaukus
    • 4 years ago
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    \[(-12)^2=144\] \[-(12^2)=-144\]

  4. anonymous
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    It's just -12^2 no ()'s at all.

  5. UnkleRhaukus
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    brackets are there whether you can see them or not

  6. anonymous
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    Ah thank you so it's -144

  7. anonymous
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    was that the problem? 32+16/2^4+2^2

  8. anonymous
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    Sorry it was suppose to be a new problem, I hit the wrong thing.

  9. anonymous
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    just remember -12^2 means -12 x -12 which is positive (+) 144. Two negitive numbers multiplied OR divided together will give you a positive answer

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