Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-894-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-894-3

Chapter 1 - Section 1.2 - Operations with Real Numbers and Simplifying Algebraic Expressions - Exercise Set: 62

Answer

$-64$

Work Step by Step

Note that $-x^2$ means "the negative of $x^2$." Thus, the given expression means $-(8^2)$ Simplifying gives: $=-(8 \cdot 8) \\=-64$
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