Move to the numerator using the negative exponent rule .

Move .

Use the power rule to combine exponents.

To write as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by .

To write as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by .

Write each expression with a common denominator of , by multiplying each by an appropriate factor of .

Multiply and .

Multiply by .

Multiply and .

Multiply by .

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Add and .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Divide by .

Divide (40x^(1/5))/(5x^(1/8))