# Chapter P - Prerequisites: Fundamental Concepts of Algebra - Exercise Set P.2 - Page 35: 138

false; $(-2)^4\gt2^{-4}$

#### Work Step by Step

$(-2)^4=2^{-4}$ $16=0.0002$ This statement is false because the second number is clearly smaller than the first when simplified. $(-2)^4\gt2^{-4}$

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