# How do you simplify each expression using positive exponents #(x^-2y^-4x^3)^-2 #?

##### 1 Answer

#### Explanation:

We can use exponent rules to simplify this expression. Taking a look at the original function;

We can see that there are two

Applying this to our case, we get;

Now lets take a look at the exponent outside the parenthesis. Whenever we raise an exponent term to an exponent, we multiply the exponents.

In our case, raising both the

Now we have one negative exponent and one positive exponent. We need to convert the

So to get rid of the