Posted by **Judy** on Friday, March 25, 2011 at 11:42am.

What is the answer to negative 4 to the fourth power?

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**Heather**, Friday, March 25, 2011 at 1:24pm
-256

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**Quidditch**, Friday, March 25, 2011 at 4:27pm
-256 is not the correct answer.

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**Quidditch**, Friday, March 25, 2011 at 4:33pm
To clarify:

(-4)^4 is not equal to -256.

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**PsyDAG**, Saturday, March 26, 2011 at 11:30am
(-4)^4 = (-4)(-4)(-4)(-4) = ?

Remember that (-4)(-4) = 16

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