# Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-9 Patterns, Equations, and Graphs - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 66: 39

#### Work Step by Step

$3^{4}$=3$\times$3$\times$3$\times$3=81 Recall, as shown above, $3^{4}$ equals 3 times itself 4 times. However, the question asks for -$3^{4}$. Thus, we take our answer, 81, and make it negative, giving us a final answer of -81.

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