Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321969359
ISBN 13: 978-0-32196-935-4

Chapter R - Section R.3 - Exponents, Roots, and Order of Operations - R.3 Exercises: 1

Answer

False, $-7^{6}=-(7^{6})$

Work Step by Step

$-7^{6}=-(7^{6})=-(7\times7\times7\times7\times7\times7)=-(117649)=-117649$ $(-7)^{6}=(-7\times-7\times-7\times-7\times-7\times-7)=117649\ne-117649$ Therefore, we know that $-7^{6}=-(7^{6})$.
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