# How do you simplify # (3/y)^4#?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 30, 2016

#### Answer:

You can simplify it to

#### Explanation:

So one of the properties of exponents is that they distribute.

For example, if you have

In a better example,

So, taking your problem into my hands, we have

**If an exponent is outside of a fraction, it distributes to both the numerator and denominator.**

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