# How do you simplify (0.5x^3)^2?

$0.25 {x}^{6}$
This is $\text{ } 0.5 {x}^{3} \times 0.5 {x}^{3}$
$0.5 \times 0.5 \times {x}^{3} \times {x}^{3} = 0.25 {x}^{6}$