#### Answer

-64

#### Work Step by Step

Multiply the base by itself the number of times that the exponent indicates. Since there are no parenthesis, the negative sign adds a negative coefficient on the exponential expression.
-8$^2$=-(8)(8)=-(64)=-64

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Pearson

ISBN 10:
0-13417-805-X

ISBN 13:
978-0-13417-805-9

-64

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