Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 4 - Proportions, Percents, and Solving Inequalities - Chapters 1-4 Cumulative Review Problem Set - Page 186: 22



Work Step by Step

According to the expression, the negative sign is not encapsulated by the exponent. Thus, we put the negative sign outside of the parenthesis to obtain: $-2^{6}=-(2^{6})=-(2\times2\times2\times2\times2\times2)=-64$
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