Exponents 3

Directions: Using the integers -9 to 9 at most one time each, place an integer in each box to make the least possible value.

Hint

How does a negative integer in the base affect the value? How does a negative integer in the exponent affect the value?

Answer

The least possible value is (-9)^9.

Source: Robert Kaplinsky in Open Middle Math

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