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# What is the value of (-2)^2+(1/3)^-3+(-4)^3?

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What is the value of $$(-2)^2+(\frac{1}{3})^{-3}+(-4)^3$$?

A. -27
B. -29
C. -33
D. 33
E. 29

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# What is the value of (-2)^2+(1/3)^-3+(-4)^3?

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