Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 1 - Section 1.7 - Multiplication and Division of Real Numbers - Exercise Set: 151

Answer

-125

Work Step by Step

Multiplying two negative numbers gives you a positive number while multiplying numbers with opposite signs gives you a negative number. Multiply two numbers at a time from left to right to simplify. (-5)$^3$=(-5)(-5)(-5)=(25)(-5)=-125
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