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Find when x=2 Is it 4 or -4?

Quote: Originally Posted by jkami Find when x=2 Is it 4 or -4? Are you asked to find (-x)^2 or -(x^2)? Which of these do you think -x^2 would mean?

Quote: Originally Posted by jkami Find when x=2 Is it 4 or -4? by associative law. Thus we have .

Quote: Originally Posted by jkami Find when x=2 Is it 4 or -4? Initially,do the ,which equates to 4. Thereupon,you can espy that is a negative one. Thereby, ultimately you compute times 4= -4