Sangeetha Pulapaka
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STEP 1: Recall what are exponents

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STEP 2: Recall the rules of exponents

https://www.onlinemathlearning.com/rules-of-exponents.html

STEP 3: Evaluate

-16^\frac{3}{4} = (-16)^\frac{3}{4} = (-16^\frac{1}{4})^{3}

Using the fractional exponent rule

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

Skills you may want to recall:

How to find the fourth root of a number

https://study.com/academy/lesson/how-to-find-the-fourth-root-of-a-number.html

How to multiply two three times

https://www.timestables.com/2-times-table.html