Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Section 5.1 - Exponents - Exercise Set: 128

Answer

when n is an odd number, $(-3)^n$ will be a negative number. and when n is an even number, $(-3)^n$ will be a positive number.

Work Step by Step

when n is an odd number, $(-3)^n$ will be a negative number. and when n is an even number, $(-3)^n$ will be a positive number. (There will be an even number of negative multiplication.)
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