Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1285199197
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-919-1

Chapter 5 - Section 5.4 - Multiplication of Monomials - Exercise - Page 224: 38



Work Step by Step

By raising each factor to the power, and multiplying the exponents, we have $$(-x^2y^4)^5=(-1)^5x^{10}y^{20}=-x^{10}y^{20} .$$
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