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How do you simplify #(x ^ { - 15} ) ^ { - 6}#?

1 Answer
Mar 9, 2018

Answer:

See a solution process below:

Explanation:

Use this rule for exponents to simplify the expression:

#(x^color(red)(a))^color(blue)(b) = x^(color(red)(a) xx color(blue)(b))#

#(x^color(red)(-15))^color(blue)(-6) => x^(color(red)(-15) xx color(blue)(-6)) => x^90#