# How do you simplify #(\frac { x ^ { 2} y ^ { - 1} } { 2x ^ { 4} y ^ { 4} } ) ^ { 3}#?

##### 1 Answer

Sep 25, 2017

#### Explanation:

Simplify inside the bracket first.

Laws of indices:

To Divide: subtract indices of like bases:

To multiply, add indices of like bases:

Raising a power to a power, multiply the indices