# what is the simplest form of the expression? `(128a^12b^6)^{1/3}`

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To simplify the expression, we need to use the rules for exponents:

`(128a^12b^6)^{1/3}` distribute the exponent

`=128^{1/3}a^{12/3}b^{6/3}` simplify each exponent

`=2^{7/3}a^4b^2`

**The expression has simplified to `2^{7/3}a^4b^2` .**