How do you simplify #(3x^3)^2#?
1 Answer
Apr 17, 2016
Explanation:
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 (