College Algebra (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321671791
ISBN 13: 978-0-32167-179-0

Chapter R - Section R.2 - Real Numbers and Their Properties - R.2 Exercises: 78


False. Corrected: $(-3)^{3}$ = - $|(3)^{3}|$

Work Step by Step

The statement is false because $|(-3)^{3}|$ = 27, and $-|(3)^{3}|$ = -27. We can correct it by removing the absolute value sign from the left expression.
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