Apply the product rule to .

Rewrite as .

Apply the power rule and multiply exponents, .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Evaluate the exponent.

Multiply the exponents in .

Apply the power rule and multiply exponents, .

Cancel the common factor of .

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Simplify (16x^8)^(1/2)