# How do you simplify #(2x^-2 y^(1/3))^-3(16^(1/2) x^-1 y)^2# using only positive exponents?

##### 1 Answer

Sep 11, 2016

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#### Explanation:

Wow there's a lot happening in here!

First, let's get rid of the brackets by multiplying the indices in each bracket by the powers to which they are raised.

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