## Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

The simplified one is $\frac{1}{16}$
To solve = $(-2)^{-4}$ = $\frac{1}{(-2)^{4}}$ = $\frac{1}{16}$ --> as $(-2)^{4}$ is 16 because you are multiplying -2 four times so (-)(-)(-)(-) = +