## Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

$\frac{-32}{135}$
$(\frac{-8}{15})$ $\times$ $(\frac{-2}{3})^{2}$ Simplify the exponent expression first: $(\frac{-8}{15})$ $\times$ $(\frac{4}{9})$ Multiply the two fractions: $(\frac{-32}{135})$