Q: What is 2 to the negative power of 2?

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a negative exponent simply indicates that the term is the reciprocal of the given value. x to the power of negative 2 is 1/x^2

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its 16, because the value of the power is even so the negative has no effect.

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9 to negative 2 = 1/9 to plus 2 = 1/81

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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

Answer #1:Negative one-half to the negative 4th power, ie -((1/2)-4) equals -16Answer #2:Negative one-half to the negative 4th power, ie (-1/2)-4 equals +16

That is the definition of negative powers.

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