## Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

$\dfrac{(2x^{1/5})^{4}}{x^{3/10}}=16x^{1/2}$
$\dfrac{(2x^{1/5})^{4}}{x^{3/10}}$ Evaluate the power indicated in the numerator: $\dfrac{(2x^{1/5})^{4}}{x^{3/10}}=\dfrac{16x^{4/5}}{x^{3/10}}=...$ Evaluate the division: $...=16x^{4/5-3/10}=16x^{1/2}$