How do you simplify #(-3x^3)^-2#?
Use the power rule :
So in this case we have
Thus, we need to distribute the -2 exponent to the terms in the parenthesis:
Since -3 is raised to a negative power, we need to do:
The same thing needs to be done with
We now have
Note that since -3 is raised to a power that is of even number, the product will eventually be positive (