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What is -3 ?

 Jan 27, 2017
edited by bioplant  Jan 27, 2017

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thats wht i thought i am easily confused 

 Jan 27, 2017
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-3^2=-9

 Jan 27, 2017
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Negative x negative equals positive.

 

-3 x -3 = 9

 Jan 27, 2017
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Be careful, here....

 

(-3)^2  = (- 3) (- 3)  = 9  ......however.....

 

-3^2  =  - (3)(3)  = - 9    ....   the exponent doesn't appyl to the " - "

 

 

cool cool cool

 Jan 27, 2017
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Whoops you're right! Thanks for correcting me :)

HeyxJacq  Jan 27, 2017
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thats wht i thought i am easily confused 

SarahBlu13  Jan 27, 2017

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