# How do you simplify 8^-2?

$\frac{1}{64}$
$\text{using the "color(blue)"law of exponents}$
•color(white)(x)a^-mhArr1/a^m
$\Rightarrow {8}^{-} 2 = \frac{1}{8} ^ 2 = \frac{1}{64}$