# How do you simplify #((a^3b^4)/(a^2b))^3# using the exponential properties?

##### 1 Answer

In order to simplify this term involving an exponent on the outside of the parentheses and exponents inside the parentheses, there are two basic rules to follow. First multiply the exponent outside the parentheses times the exponents inside the parentheses according to the exponent rule

First multiply all exponents inside the parentheses times the exponent outside the parentheses.

Next subtract the exponents in the denominator from the exponents in the numerator that have the same base. Now the term has been simplified.