How do you simplify #(2^4)^2 /( 2 •2^0)#?
use exponent rule
It is possible to calculate this without finding the actual numbers , but by using laws of indices.
In the numerator, multiply the indices.
In the denominator, anything to a power of 0 is equal to 1. (except 0)
Subtract the indices of like bases..(All 2)