Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 5 - Review: 128

Answer

$\frac{x^{16}}{16y^{12}}$

Work Step by Step

$(2x^{-4}y^{3})^{-4}=$ $(2)^{-4}(x^{-4})^{-4}(y^{3})^{-4}=$ $(2)^{-4}(x)^{16}(y)^{-12}=$ $\frac{(x)^{16}}{(2)^{4}\times y^{12}}=$ $\frac{x^{16}}{16\times y^{12}}=$ $\frac{x^{16}}{16y^{12}}$
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