Evaluate (-5)^2(0.5)^-2

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(-5)2(0.5)-2
Raise -5 to the power of 2.
25(0.5)-2
Rewrite the expression using the negative exponent rule b-n=1bn.
2510.52
Raise 0.5 to the power of 2.
25(10.25)
Cancel the common factor of 0.25.
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Factor 0.25 out of 25.
0.25(100)10.25
Cancel the common factor.
0.25⋅10010.25
Rewrite the expression.
100
100
Evaluate (-5)^2(0.5)^-2

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