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 Click here to see ALL problems on Exponential-and-logarithmic-functions Question 170952: I need some help with this problem: Simplify (3y^8/2zy^2)^4 Thanks on advanceFound 2 solutions by jim_thompson5910, angel1286:Answer by jim_thompson5910(28704)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Note: . Notice how the exponents are being multiplied. Also, we can write 3 as , 2 as , and "z" as which will make the expression Start with the given expression Break up the fraction Multiply the outer exponent by EVERY exponent inside the parenthesis Multiply the exponents. Raise 3 to the 4th power to get 81. Raise 2 to the 4th power to get 16. Now divide the "y" terms by subtracting their exponents Subtract So simplifies to Answer by angel1286(3)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!first simplify with the parenthesis: the 3 and the 2 cannot be divided so leave them like they are, but the "y" can be so according to power rules, in a division we would subtract the exponents so the the equation looks like because the 3 and the 2 are raised to the fourth and the according to power rules, the power of a power multiplies each other.