## Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

False, $-7^{6}=-(7^{6})$
$-7^{6}=-(7^{6})=-(7\times7\times7\times7\times7\times7)=-(117649)=-117649$ $(-7)^{6}=(-7\times-7\times-7\times-7\times-7\times-7)=117649\ne-117649$ Therefore, we know that $-7^{6}=-(7^{6})$.