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    Question Simplifying.. not sure how to do it..

    (-4x^-6 * y^2)^3
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    Re: Simplifying.. not sure how to do it..

    Hello, phyfreak!

    \text{Simplify: }\:\left(-4x^{-6}y^2\right)^3

    \left(-4x^{-6}y^2\right)^3 \;=\;(-4)^3\left(x^{-6}\right)^3\left(y^2\right)^3 \;=\; -64x^{-18}y^6  \;=\;-\frac{64y^6}{x^{18}}
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