# How do you simplify 3/(-4k^2-5sqrtk^4)?

Oct 5, 2017

See explanation.

#### Explanation:

$\frac{3}{- 4 {k}^{2} - 5 {\sqrt{k}}^{4}} = \frac{3}{- 4 {k}^{2} - 5 {\left({k}^{\frac{1}{2}}\right)}^{4}} =$

$\frac{3}{- 4 {k}^{2} - 5 {k}^{2}} = \frac{3}{- 9 {k}^{2}} = - \frac{1}{3 {k}^{2}}$

In the calculation I used the following rules: