Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 5 - Review Exercises - Page 415: 63



Work Step by Step

We rewrite this fraction by raising both the numerator and denominator to the same power: $$\frac{-3^{4}}{(2y^{6})^{4}}$$ Using the power rule for exponents, we can simplify the power of a power by multiplying the powers together: $$\frac{-81}{2^{4}(y^{6})^{4}}$$ Simplify: $$\frac{-81}{16y^{24}}$$
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