How do you simplify # (x^2/4)^4#?
You can multiply exponents into the brackets as long as it is multiplying and dividing. DO NOT DO THIS FOR ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION!!
In multiplication we, would distribute the exponent by multiplying it. For example, if I had
Another example: If I had
For this question:
We distribute the exponent:
Put it back in numerator/denominator form:
Apply exponent rule