How do you simplify (2a^3)^4(a^3)^3?

Mar 19, 2018

See below

Explanation:

When there are powers of power, u find here that they are multiplied.

Next in the third line, u see here that the bases are multiplied and they are same, their powers are added

Check out the more rules of indices in this link

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/maths/number/powersrootsrev2.shtml