How do you simplify #(2p^3q^2)/(8p^4q) div (4pq^2)/(16p^4)#?
We start off with what's given:
So, our original setup was:
The answer is
Reduce the numerical part of each fraction.
Simplify each fraction.
Use the exponent rule
Use exponent rule
In order to divide fractions, invert the second fraction to get its reciprocal, and then multiply.
Apply the exponent rules