# How do you simplify (-2a^2)^3?

$- 8 {a}^{6}$
${\left(- 2 {a}^{2}\right)}^{3}$ can be devided as
=${\left(- 2\right)}^{3} \cdot {\left({a}^{2}\right)}^{3}$
=$- 8 {a}^{6}$