How do you simplify #y^-1/ (y^4)^2#?
Your preference but I like to start with the exponents on the bottom because it's easier
Remember that when you distribute an exponent it MULTIPLIES to every other variable in the parenthesis:
Next, you have to flip the
To fix that just flip it as so:
REMEMBER when an exponent is just multiplying to another without parenthesis they add the exponent: