-2 (3-6)^2 -(-2) I am not sure how to type exponets so in this problem (3-6) is to the 2nd power.

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Originally Posted by breanna2471 -2 (3-6)^2 -(-2) I am not sure how to type exponets so in this problem (3-6) is to the 2nd power. the square just means we multiply the number by itself. so what number is (3 - 6)? furthermore, what number do we get when we multiply that number by itself?

is the answer 3

Originally Posted by breanna2471 -2 (3-6)^2 -(-2) I am not sure how to type exponets so in this problem (3-6) is to the 2nd power.

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