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Q: Does a negative number raised to an odd power simplifies to a negative number?
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What is the result of a negative number raised to the 54th power?

When a negative number is raised to an even power the result is a positive number


What is a rule for raising a negative number to a power?

It is the positive form of the number raised to that power, multpilied by -1 raised to that power.


A negative number raised to an even power will be positive or negative?

Positive


How do you Raise negative one to the thrid power?

(-1)^3 = -1 Every negative number raised to the odd power is a negative number.


When a negative number is raised to an even power the result is a positive number?

Yes


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.


What is negative 1 to the power of twenty?

-120= 1 because 1.) any negative number raised to an even power will result in a positive numberand 2.) 1 raised to any power is 1.


Can a negative number be raised to an odd power?

yes, but the answer will remain negative. for example, (-2)3 is -8 in order to make a negative number positive, it must be raised to an even power, for example (-2)2 = 4


Is -1 raised to the power of 100 negative or positive?

The answer is negative (-1 raised to the power of 100 = -1)


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

Yes. Any multiplication involving an odd number of negative operands will be negative (assuming non-zero operands).


When is a negative number raised to an odd power negative?

It is always negative when raised to an odd power and always positive when raised to an even power -2 to the third power = -2 x -2 x -2 = -8 -2 to the fourth power = -2 x -2 x -2 x -2 = +16


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.


If a negative number is raised to the power of zero is the answer 1 or -1?

2


What does 10 to the negative 73 power equal?

Any number x raised to a negative power -y is equivalent to the reciprocal of x raised to y. So, 10-73 would be the fraction 1 over the number 1 with 73 zeroes after it. A very small number indeed!


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

It is the negative of the value of the number multiplied by itself two times (not three times - as most of us are incorrectly taught).


What does 10 to the negative 1 equal?

10-1 = 1/10 A number raised to a negative power is equal to the reciprocal of the number raised to the power. So a-b = (1/a)b = 1/ab


What is smaller is it 10 raised to the power of negative 7 or 10 raised to the power of negative 2?

10-7 is smaller than 10-2.


A negative number raised to an odd power is never negative?

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


What is negative 2 raised to the negative five power?

-1/32


What is negative 5 raised to the power of negative 1?

It is -1/5


Log -3 equals?

There is no answer - it is an error: negative numbers do not have logarithms. The log if a number tells to what power the (positive) base must be raised to get the number. Raising any positive number to any power will never result in a negative number, so it is an error to try and take the log of a negative number.


When a number is raised to a power the number that is used as a factor . What is the number that is used as a factor?

When a number is raised to a power, the base is raised to an exponent.


When a number is raised to a power what is it called?

The power could then be called an exponent. The number that is being raised to a power is called the base. In the case of 42, the exponent is 2 and the base is 4.


When a number is raised to a power this number is multipled by itself the number of times the power indicates?

Yes (when the power is a positive integer). It is possible to have powers that are negative, rational, irrational and even complex and there are similar rules for dealing with them.


Why can't a polynomial contain a variable raised to a negative power?

because you cant raise a number negatively exponentially

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