## Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

$9x^{4}y^{10}$
Start with given expression: $(-3x^{2}y^{5})^{2}$ Remove Parentheses: $(-3)^2(x^{2})^{2}(y^{5})^{2}$ Simplify each term using power rule: $9x^{4}y^{10}$