# How do you use the laws of exponents to simplify the expression  ((z)^(1/4))/((z)^(1/2))?

${z}^{\frac{1}{4}} / {z}^{\frac{1}{2}} = {z}^{\frac{1}{4} - \frac{1}{2}} = {z}^{- \frac{1}{4}} = \frac{1}{z} ^ \left(\frac{1}{4}\right)$.