# Simplify #(16x^4)^(-3/4)# using only positive exponents?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 28, 2017

#### Explanation:

There are a few things going on here so let's do them one at a time.

**The negative sign in the exponent**

So let's rewrite our expression:

**Taking the 4th root**

Next let's note that

and from here we can take the 4th root:

**Cube the denominator**