# How do you simplify # (y^6)^-3 * y^12#?

##### 1 Answer

May 13, 2015

After simplifying you get

To calculate this you use these properties of powers:

1)

and

2)

and

3)

After using 1) for the first part you get

Then after using 2) you get

Finally to get rid of the negative exponent you can use 3) to get the fraction.