# How do you simplify (-2•2•-1)^3?

May 8, 2016

64

#### Explanation:

Consider inside the bracket first.

(-2•2•-1)" means"

$\left(- 2 \times 2\right) \times - 1 = - 4 \times - 1 = 4$

now we have ${\left(4\right)}^{3} = 4 \times 4 \times 4 = 16 \times 4 = 64$