# SOLUTION: a classmate says that any number raised to an even power is positive. Explain whether your classmate is correct.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Exponents-negative-and-fractional Question 774561: a classmate says that any number raised to an even power is positive. Explain whether your classmate is correct.Answer by josgarithmetic(3317)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!This is correct for real numbers. All even exponents include the base raised to the 2 power, which is the product of either two positive numbers or the product of two negative numbers. The product of two negative numbers will be POSITIVE as will be the product of two positive numbers.