Rewrite the expression using the negative exponent rule .

Apply the product rule to .

Raise to the power of .

Multiply the exponents in .

Apply the power rule and multiply exponents, .

Multiply by .

Simplify (-2x^2)^-2

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# Simplify (-2x^2)^-2

Rewrite the expression using the negative exponent rule .

Apply the product rule to .

Raise to the power of .

Multiply the exponents in .

Apply the power rule and multiply exponents, .

Multiply by .

Simplify (-2x^2)^-2