## Finite Math and Applied Calculus (6th Edition)

$$16$$
$$(\frac{1}{4})^{-2}$$ 1. Follow BEDMAS and put the fraction over 1. $$(\frac{1}{1/4})^{2}$$ 2. Square the numerator and the denominator of the fraction. $$1^{2}\div4^{2}$$. 3. Flip the numerator and the denominator of the new fraction to get: $$\frac{16}{1} or 16$$.