Move to the denominator using the negative exponent rule .

Use the power rule to combine exponents.

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 .

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Subtract from .

Simplify (w^(3/8))/(w^(1/2))