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Please help :) out of school for years started studying again and finding it so hard to pick up the basics again! But am trying very hard!

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Simplify the expression and eliminate any negative exponents

2. Relevant equations

(2x^3)^-2 (3x^4)^2

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(3x)^2

3. The attempt at a solution

I'm given a list of options to choose from as an answer which is :

(a) 1/4x^5

(b) 2x^6

(c) 4x^12

(d) None of the above

I'm chosen none of the above because from a very crooked attempt at getting to an answer I got 4x as being the answer.

Please help :) No clue if I'm right or wrong.

Thank you!

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# Homework Help: Simplify & eliminate negative exponents

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