# How do you simplify 2n^-4 and write it using only positive exponents?

##### 1 Answer
Feb 21, 2017

Use this rule for exponents to complete this problem:

${x}^{\textcolor{red}{a}} = \frac{1}{x} ^ \textcolor{red}{- a}$

$2 n {x}^{\textcolor{red}{- 4}} = \frac{2}{n} ^ \textcolor{red}{- - 4} = \frac{2}{n} ^ \textcolor{red}{4}$