Ok, your method is valid. Let's say
EDIT: Nevermind! Which of these values is the most negative?
ok im a little lost on this problem...
if n is less than and equal to -2, which of the following has the least value?
to do this problem i plugged in values, so i chose n= -5 and selected a as my answer...but of course this is wrong, i would like to know why.
thanks in advance.