# Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - Chapter Test - Page 73: 3

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#### Work Step by Step

$-(pq)^2\div (-8)$ substitute the given values and simplify. $=-(2\times4)^2\div-8$ multiply in parentheses $=-8^2\div-8$ simplify the exponent $=-64\div-8$ divide $=8$

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