Why is -4 to the 4th power negative bu (-4) to the 4th power positive?

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The result of -4 to the 4th power is -256 but (-4) to the 4th power equals 256. The parentheses around the number -4 reverses the -4 to a positive 4 therefore makes the result positive.
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