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Christian_10_

  • one year ago

What is the value of the expression 8–2? A. –16 B. 1/64 C. 1/16 D. 64

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    d

  2. precal
    • one year ago
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    Do you mean 8(-2)?

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yeah

  4. precal
    • one year ago
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    8 times -2 is -16 because positive times negative is negative

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    It must be

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Because the answers are not 8-2=6

  7. Christian_10_
    • one year ago
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    But the question didn't have Parentheses would that change anything?

  8. MrNood
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    or do you mean \[8^{-2}\]

  9. anonymous
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    \[8^{-2}=\frac{1}{8^2}\] si as start

  10. Christian_10_
    • one year ago
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    so C? because it was 8-2 Squared. so would it be C?

  11. MrNood
    • one year ago
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    no it is not entirely clear what you wrote: can you confirm that the equation is the same as I wrote above? i.e. 8 raise to the power of -2

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