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  • one year ago

What is the value of -(-33)?

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1443328078930:dw|

  2. anonymous
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    @jim_thompson5910

  3. jim_thompson5910
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    first you evaluate \(\Large 3^3\)

  4. jim_thompson5910
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    the cube exponent just tells you to multiply the base by itself 3 times

  5. anonymous
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    So 9

  6. jim_thompson5910
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    example: \(\Large 7^3 = 7*7*7 = 343\)

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    try again. Look at my example

  8. anonymous
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    27

  9. jim_thompson5910
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    yep

  10. anonymous
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    Thats the final answer?

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    |dw:1443242234350:dw|

  12. jim_thompson5910
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    what happens with those negatives?

  13. anonymous
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    They cancel out eachother?

  14. anonymous
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    two negatives become a positive?

  15. jim_thompson5910
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    correct

  16. jim_thompson5910
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    so yes, 27 is your answer

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