# How do you evaluate #-( \frac { 1} { 2} ) ^ { 2} + 3+ 2#?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 4, 2018

#### Explanation:

First, raise the fraction to a power of 2 by raising the numerator and denominator to that power

Then add the numbers

so we get

Now add them

Write all numerators above the common denominator

Add the numerator together

=