Q: Does a negative number raised to an odd power simplifies to a negative number?

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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.

No. Negative numbers to even powers are positive.

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

-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.

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

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