Solve for: (-14)^{4/2}

Expression: $(-14)^{\frac{4}{2}}$

Divide the numbers: $ \frac{4}{2}=2$

$=(-14)^{2}$

Apply exponent rule $(-a)^{n}=a^{n},\quad$if $n$ is even

$=14^{2}$

$14^{2}=196$

$=196$