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You should try it. For example, (-2)3 = (-2)(-2)(-2) = -8.

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Can a negative number be raised to an odd power?

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Is it true if a negative number is raised to the 18th power the answer will be negative?

No. Negative numbers to even powers are positive.


Log -3 equals?

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Is a negative to a negative power positive?

No, or more accurately "not necessarily".A negative to any even power is positive. -2, -4, -6 etc. are even, so a negative number raised to any of those powers will be positive.However, a negative number raised to an odd negative power (-1, -3, -5 etc.) will be negative.


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Is a negative number raised to an odd power always negative?

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What is a negative number raised to the 3rd power?

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