Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - Chapter Test - Page 73: 6



Work Step by Step

$(-\frac{1}{4})^3\longrightarrow$ rewrite the power as a series of 3 products =$(-\frac{1}{4})(-\frac{1}{4})(-\frac{1}{4})\longrightarrow$ multiply left to right =$(\frac{1}{16})(-\frac{1}{4})\longrightarrow$ multiply =$-\frac{1}{64}$ The final result is negative because there are an odd number of negative factors.
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