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

$a^{2}c^{4}$
When we raise a power to a power, we multiply the powers together and keep the base. Let's simplify this expression: $a^{\frac{2}{3}(3)}c^{4}$ Multiply the exponents: $a^{\frac{6}{3}}c^{4}$ Simplify the fraction in the exponent: $a^{2}c^{4}$