# How do you simplify #(\frac { m ^ { 2} n ^ { 3} } { 3n ^ { 4} m ^ { 2} } ) ^ { - 3} * ( \frac { 6p ^ { 3} } { 3p ^ { 3} n } ) ^ { - 2}#?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 19, 2016

#### Explanation:

The first step in simplifying is usually to remove the brackets.

But in this case there is quite a lot happening inside each bracket, so let's simplify inside each bracket first.

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A fraction raised to a negative index can be inverted to give a positive index.

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