Given that \(p=24\) and \(q=-16\), simplify

\(\dfrac{x^px^q}{x^7}\),

\((x^2)^p(x^3)^q\).

Notice that all the powers in these expressions have the same base, namely \(x\). How do we combine powers when multiplying, dividing, etc?

Given that \(p=24\) and \(q=-16\), simplify

\(\dfrac{x^px^q}{x^7}\),

\((x^2)^p(x^3)^q\).