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

##### 1 Answer

Mar 14, 2018

#### Explanation:

You can expand this question to make it easier to think about. You can split the index into 2 parts, the (-1) and the 2. Therefore the question would be:

You can then do each bracket individually. The (-1) means you should flip the fraction so the nominator is the new denominator and the denominator is the new nominator:

Then you need to square the nominator and denominator, to give you: