# Math Help - exponents&simplify

1. ## exponents&simplify

Write Out The Expression Without Exponents
And Simplify

(-4)^3

-4^3

(-6)^3

2. Originally Posted by ricky j
Write Out The Expression Without Exponents
And Simplify

(-4)^3

-4^3

(-6)^3
The power (or exponent) of a number just tells us how many times to multiply the number by itself, so:

(-4)^3 = (-4)(-4)(-4) = -64

-4^3 = -(4)(4)(4) = -64

(-6)^3 = (-6)(-6)(-6) = -216