## Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson

# Chapter 1 - Section 1.8 - Exponents and Order of Operations - Exercise Set: 5

16

#### Work Step by Step

Multiply the base by itself the number of times that the exponent indicates. (-4)$^2$=(-4)(-4)=16

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