## Algebra 2 (1st Edition)

$(-2)^{6}=64$
Since the exponent is an even number we know that the result will be positive. $(-2)^{6}$ can be written as $(-2)\times(-2)\times(-2)\times(-2)\times(-2)\times(-2)=4\times(-2)\times(-2)\times(-2)\times(-2)=(-8)\times(-2)\times(-2)\times(-2)=16\times(-2)\times(-2)=(-32)\times(-2)=64$