anonymous
  • anonymous
The directions say simplify. I didn't know how to type this so over means like a fraction and the brackets should cover both upper and lower numbers. {-3(a^2b^-1)^3}^-2 over {7(a^-5b^6)^-1}
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anonymous
  • anonymous
Is this it? \[\frac{[-3(a^2b^{-1})^3]^{-2}}{7(a^{-5}b^6)^{-1}}\]
anonymous
  • anonymous
No the brackets are over the bottom too so that the whole fraction is to the ^-2
anonymous
  • anonymous
Ok so \[[\frac{-3(a^2b^{-1})^{3}}{7(a^{-5}b^6)^{-1}}]^{-2}\]

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anonymous
  • anonymous
Yes that's it
anonymous
  • anonymous
So start with what's inside the brackets. Specifically work on the numerator. What do you have when you evaluate \[(a^2b^{-1})^3 = ?\]
anonymous
  • anonymous
(a^6b^-3)
anonymous
  • anonymous
Correct. Now the denominator.
anonymous
  • anonymous
(a^-5b^-6
anonymous
  • anonymous
Not quite.
anonymous
  • anonymous
(a^-5b^6)
anonymous
  • anonymous
Sorry I have to leave I'll have to come back to this later
anonymous
  • anonymous
\[(a^{-5}b^6)^{-1} = a^{\text{-5 * -1}}b^{\text{6*-1}}\]

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