## anonymous 4 years ago need help with expressions 16^-3/4

1. anonymous

1/8

2. anonymous

how do you get to 1/8 ? steps would help thank you

3. anonymous

1) take the fourth root 2) cube the result 3) take the reciprocal

4. anonymous

^that

5. anonymous

$16^{-\frac{3}{4}}=\frac{1}{\sqrt[4]{16}^3}=\frac{1}{2^3}=\frac{1}{8}$

6. anonymous

thank you .. satellite .. how do you go about getting 1/2^3

Find more explanations on OpenStudy