Hello, Can someone help me with this: -x^2? Is it (-x)^2 or -(x^2)? Thanks
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Originally Posted by Stingray89 Hello, Can someone help me with this: -x^2? Is it (-x)^2 or -(x^2)? Thanks $\displaystyle -x^2=-(x^2)$ Remember order of operations: exponents before multiplication. $\displaystyle -x^2$ is the same as $\displaystyle -1\times x^2$.
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