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-3 to the -2 is the same as 1 divided by -3 to the plus 2

Since -3 to the plus 2 is plus 9 ( minus 3 times minus 3 = plus 9) then

that is 1 divided by plus 9 = 1/9 which is POSITIVE

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Positive 3 is > 0 while, negative 2 is < 0. So positive 3 > negative 2.

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.

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

It depends on the arithmetic operation you are performing:---------------------------------In AdditionNegatives and negatives have a negative sum. The only way to obtain a positive sum is to have a larger positive value than negative value.(-1) + (-2) = (-3)----------------------------In subtractionSubtracting a negative number is the same as adding its negative value (which is positive).(-1) - (-3) = (-1) + 3 = 2-------------------------------In MultiplicationThe product of two negatives is a positive. The product of a negative and a positive is negative.(-1) x (-2) = 2(-3) x (4) = (-12)------------------------------In DivisionDividing a negative by a negative yields a positive number.Dividing a negative by a positive, or a positive by a negative, yields a negative number.(-4) / (-2) = 2(-4) / 2 = (-2)4 / (-2) = (-2)By re-multiplying from the results, you can see that this holds true.

A negative can be thought of as being the opposite of something. The opposite of a negative is positive so the negative of a negative is positive. Example: (-2)(-3) = (-1)(2)(-1)(3) = (-1)(-1)(2)(3) = (-1)2(6) = (1)(6) = 6

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Positive 3 is > 0 while, negative 2 is < 0. So positive 3 > negative 2.

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positive + positive = add (e.g. 2 + 1 = 3)positive + negative = take (e.g. 2 + -1 = 2 - 1 = 1)positive - positive = take (e.g. 2 - 1 = 1)positive - negative = add (e.g. 2 - -1 = 2 + 1 = 3)negative + positive = add (e.g. -2 + 1 = -1)negative + negative = take (e.g. -2 + -1 = -2 - 1 = -3)negative - positive = take (e.g. -2 - 1 = -3)negative - negative = add (e.g. -2 - -1 = -2 + 1 = -1)

Positive 3 plus negative 5 minus negative 2 minus positive 4 is equal to -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.

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

Negative. Adding a negative is the same as subtracting a positive. -2 + -3= -2 - 3= -5, not 1

It depends on the arithmetic operation you are performing:---------------------------------In AdditionNegatives and negatives have a negative sum. The only way to obtain a positive sum is to have a larger positive value than negative value.(-1) + (-2) = (-3)----------------------------In subtractionSubtracting a negative number is the same as adding its negative value (which is positive).(-1) - (-3) = (-1) + 3 = 2-------------------------------In MultiplicationThe product of two negatives is a positive. The product of a negative and a positive is negative.(-1) x (-2) = 2(-3) x (4) = (-12)------------------------------In DivisionDividing a negative by a negative yields a positive number.Dividing a negative by a positive, or a positive by a negative, yields a negative number.(-4) / (-2) = 2(-4) / 2 = (-2)4 / (-2) = (-2)By re-multiplying from the results, you can see that this holds true.

A negative divided by a positive is negative. An example is -2/6= -3

Positive x Positive = Positive: 3 x 2 = 6Negative x Negative = Positive: (-2) x (-8) = 16Negative x Positive = Negative: (-3) x 4 = -12Positive x Negative = Negative: 3 x (-4) = -12

(-2)2 = (-2)(-2) = 4 (when we raise a negative number to an even power, the result is always positive) (-2)3 = (-2)(-2)(-2) = -8 (when we raise a negative number to an odd power, the result is always negative) (-3)4 = 81 (-3)5 = -243

A negative can be thought of as being the opposite of something. The opposite of a negative is positive so the negative of a negative is positive. Example: (-2)(-3) = (-1)(2)(-1)(3) = (-1)(-1)(2)(3) = (-1)2(6) = (1)(6) = 6