# How Do You Evaluate -7^2?

## Question: How Do You Evaluate -7^2?

Here we need to solve the expression  7^2, which also can be read as taking out the square of number 7.

## Answer: To evaluate 7^2, we need to multiply 7 with the exponent 2

t7^ is read as 7 raised to the power of 2.

## Explanation:

^ here means raised to the power of the number that is mentioned next to it .

Here  we have 7^2  which can be read as 7 raised to the power of 2

2 is the exponent

7^2 which means 7 is multiplied 2 times

Therefore 7^2  can be solved as  7 times 7 = 49