## Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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# Chapter 5 - Section 5.5 - The Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping - Exercise Set: 74

#### Answer

16$y^{12}$

#### Work Step by Step

1. Take the numeral to the 3rd power: $(-2)^{4}$ = 16 2. Take the variable to the 3rd power by multiplying the exponents. 3 x 4 = 12, so $($y^{3}$)^{4}$ = $y^{12}$ 3. Put the two together: 16$y^{12}$

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