Example 1.7.7
  1. \(\begin{aligned}[t] (-4)^2\amp=(-4)(-4)\\ \amp=16 \end{aligned}\)

  2. \(\begin{aligned}[t] -4^2\amp=-(4)(4)\\ \amp=-16 \end{aligned}\)

  3. \(\begin{aligned}[t] (-4)^3\amp=(-4)(-4)(-4)\\ \amp=-64 \end{aligned}\)

  4. \(\begin{aligned}[t] -4^3\amp=-(4)(4)(4)\\ \amp=-64 \end{aligned}\)

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