# How do you simplify (-1)^7?

Apr 5, 2018

$- 1$
${\left(- 1\right)}^{7}$
= ${\left(- 1\right)}^{2} \times {\left(- 1\right)}^{2} \times {\left(- 1\right)}^{3}$
= $1 \times 1 \times \left(- 1\right)$
=$- 1$