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If x = -3, what is the value of -3x^2 ?

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x = -3. \(x^2\) = \((-3)^2\) = 9.

-3\(x^2\) = -3*9 = -27

A is the answer.
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Bunuel wrote:
If x = -3, what is the value of -3x^2 ?

A. -27
B. -18
C. 18
D. 27
E. 81


\(-3x^2 = (-3)*(-3)^2 = (-3)*(9) = -27\)

Answer: Option A
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