# How do you simplify # ((3x^-1) / (6y^-3)) ^-2 #?

##### 1 Answer

I got

#### Explanation:

There are plenty of ways to start, I like dealing with the inside first.

So to start you have to flip the

After you flip the variables you should get

Once you do that you can reduce the 3 and 6 to make

Remember if you combine terms without the parenthesis the exponents just add but with parenthesis the exponent must multiply to everything which is why the 2 became 4.