• They are equal

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PetersSmith says2015-04-22T15:46:46.6325719-05:00
Lol
Mathgeekjoe says2015-04-22T15:51:43.4770622-05:00
I got annoyed with 5 people voting 9 in the http://www.debate.org/polls/what-is-3-squared
TBR says2015-04-22T16:41:14.6351205-05:00
OK. Some interesting stuff. Google say they are different. https://www.google.com/search?q=(-3)%5E2&rlz=1C1CHFX_enUS529US529&oq=(-3)%5E2&aqs=chrome..69i57j0j69i61.309j0j7&sourceid=chrome&es_sm=122&ie=UTF-8 https://www.google.com/search?q=-3%5E2&rlz=1C1CHFX_enUS529US529&oq=-3%5E2&aqs=chrome..69i57j0j69i61.324j0j7&sourceid=chrome&es_sm=122&ie=UTF-8 JavaScript just gets 9. EXCEL gets 9. Win-Scientific calculator gets 9
Varrack says2015-04-22T16:43:40.2464539-05:00
@TBR you mean they're the same, right? If they're both 9?
Mathgeekjoe says2015-04-22T16:45:34.0207558-05:00
My scientific calculator, and my knowledge of math, says that -3^2= -9
TBR says2015-04-22T16:47:32.9068049-05:00
@Varrack - I am saying that google does the math as (-3)^2=9 -(3^2)=-9. Excel gets you 9 for each. Q1 without the () is ambiguous.
Kreakin says2015-04-22T16:48:43.6510197-05:00
One is 9 the other -9
Mathgeekjoe says2015-04-22T17:02:03.8131280-05:00
Correct kreakin.

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