## <3pandas18 one year ago Simplify -(3×y^4)^-4 help????

1. triciaal

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2. <3pandas18

i meant -3XY like theres an x not a times srry

3. anonymous

by using law of indices $-(3^{-4}x ^{-4}y ^{-16})=-\frac{ 1 }{ 81x ^{4}y ^{16} }$

4. <3pandas18

Is the -1

5. anonymous

yes

6. <3pandas18

okokthanks so much!!!!

7. triciaal

the - goes for the whole entity a negative divided by a positive is negative and a positive divided by a negative is negative