Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Number Theory and the Real Number System - 5.6 Exponents and Scientific Notation - Concept and Vocabulary Check - Page 319: 7


The statement is false. $\dfrac{10^8}{10^4}=10^4$

Work Step by Step

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