## Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

$-64$
Start with expression: $-2^{6}$ We multiply $2$ by itself 6 times to compute $2^{6}$: $(2)\times(2)\times(2)\times(2)\times(2)\times(2)=64$ We take the negative of this to find the answer: $-2^{6}=-64$