Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-6 Multiplying and Dividing Real Numbers - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 42: 19



Work Step by Step

A negative times a negative is a positive, so our answer should be positive. $(-1.2)^{2}$=(-1.2)$\times$(-1.2)=1.44 Recall, as shown above, a number raised to the second power is that number multiplied by itself.
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