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It equals 0.

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Unless the question is (-x)2 + (+x)2. In that case, the answer is 2x2

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8.04*10^-2 = 0.0804

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Negative 4 to the third power equals -64

It does not work that way. A negative power is simply the reciprocal. So that x-a = 1/xa The reciprocal is negative or positive according to whether the number itself is negative or positive. [And, if the number is 0, the reciprocal is not defined.]

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It doesn't. Negative one to an even power equals positive one. Negative one to an odd power equals negative one.

positive 49 Because a negative times a negative is a positive. -7*-7=49. positive * positive = positive negative * negative= positive positive * negative = Negative

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Exactly! -6 to the power of 2 means "-6 times -6". That's a negative times a negative, and the answer is positive 36.

-1 to the power of four equals -1 times -1 times -1 times -1. -1 times -1 equals 1 (since a negative times a negative equals a positive). (1 to the power of 2) 1 times -1 equals -1 (since a negative times a positive equals a negative). (1 to the power of 3) -1 times -1 equals 1. (1 to the power of 4)

Negative 5 to the second power would be -5 times -5 which would be 25.

6 to the -2nd power = 1/366-2 = 1/62 = 1/36

The answer is 1, whatever the value of a.

It is positive 1/144.

81 (positive eighty-one)

it equals 1/25, or 0.04. A number to a negative power is the reciprocal of the number to that same positive power. x^(-y) = 1/(x^y)

8.04*10^-2 = 0.0804

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