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What is the result of ((-1/2)^-3)^2?

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This solution shows how to simplify exponents. The negative signs in mathematical expressions are analyzed.

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Here we have two choices to start. We can start by taking the -3rd power of (-1/2) and we can multiply the powers -3 and 2. It will be easier to solve if we ...

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