# How do you simplify (x^-4)^-7*x^5?

Jul 4, 2016

${x}^{33}$

#### Explanation:

Firstly get rid of the brackets by using the power to a power rule where we multiply the indices.

${x}^{- 4 \times - 7} \times {x}^{5}$

=${x}^{28} \times {x}^{5} \text{ Now add the indices}$

=${x}^{33}$