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    Evaluating expression

    Evaluate the expression -125^2/3
    The correct answer is -25 but I got positive 25.... Below is a picture of my work, can anyone point out what I did wrong? Thanks!
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    Re: Evaluating expression

    Quote Originally Posted by asilvester635 View Post
    Evaluate the expression -125^2/3
    The correct answer is -25 but I got positive 25.... Below is a picture of my work, can anyone point out what I did wrong? Thanks!
    -125^2=-(125^2)=-15625
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