## Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

The statement is false. $\dfrac{10^8}{10^4}=10^4$
$\dfrac{a^m}{a^n} = a^{m-n}$ Thus, the given statement is false since applying the rule above gives us: $\dfrac{10^8}{10^4}=10^{8-4} = 10^4$