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1. Hi, this question is just confusing for me (and the other ones like it)....

(4c to the power of -3 over 3) all to the power of 3

I'll attach a picture of it as well, its hard and takes too much time to find all the maths symbols
2. Is this what the question looks like?
Is this what the question looks like?
yes it is forgot to upload a pic
4. (Original post by Mathsgu)
yes it is forgot to upload a pic
Okay, so to solve this, or at least get it into a simpler form, we need to think of each term individually and understand what the implications of each exponentiation have on each term.

Numerator:

4: It's important to keep in mind that the exponentiation on 'c' doesn't affect the 4. The only exponential which has an effect is the one outside of the bracket: ^3.
Hence, find 43

(c-3)3: Here we have a term that has a power attached to it both inside and outside of the bracket. What do we do to indices in regards to brackets? What's the relevant indices law?

Denominator:

3: All of the terms inside the bracket must be exponentiated by '^3'. Do that to 3.

Let me know what you get
5. (Original post by Mathsgu)
Hi, this question is just confusing for me (and the other ones like it)....

(4c to the power of -3 over 3) all to the power of 3

I'll attach a picture of it as well, its hard and takes too much time to find all the maths symbols
6. (Original post by NNB_Herath)
Perfect, well done.

EDIT: Just realized you're not OP. Well done anyways.
Perfect, well done.

EDIT: Just realized you're not OP. Well done anyways.
Thanks bro!

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