Hi,

I just stumbled on a problem in my math work.

My job is to simplify/reduce the following exponentiation:

4^(x+1)^{x-1}

My solution for it is following:

4^(x+1)^{x-1} = 4^(x+1)(x-1) = 4^x^{2}-1

But I got a feeling, that it's wrong. So I want to know, what I'm doing wrong.

Thanks.