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-5*3+((-1)^3-3)^2

-5*3+((-1)^3-3)^2  I need to double check my answer to this problem.  I came up with -6

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If the problem is this:
 
-5*3 + ((-1)-3)2
 
Exponent inside the parentheses first:
-5*3 + ((-1)3 - 3)2
 
Since (-1)3 = -1 * -1 * -1 = -1:
 
-5*3 + (-1 - 3)2
 
Since (-4)2 = 16:
 
-5*3 + 16
 
-15 + 16
 
Answer:
1