If \(x=-1\), then what is the value of \(x^{2} \times x^{2}\)?

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Explanation

Any term raised to a negative power is the same as the reciprocal of the term—but raised to the positive power:

\((-1)^{2} \times(1)^{2}=\frac{1}{(-1)^{2}} \times 1=\frac{1}{1} \times 1=1\)

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