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cherub15
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.05^8 x 85^4 390625 x 52200625 2.0390869 x 10^13 It wouldn't be to the negative 13. Run it through your calculators as outlined in the steps above.

5369855
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0your calculator doesn't show it to the positive or negative, it has the E symbol. but it's to the negative

cherub15
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I don't mean to be rude, but I do know how my calculator works. And when you multiply 2 big numbers you get one huge number. In scientific notation "huge numbers" aren't multipled by 10^ to a negative, they are raised to a positive. Take for instance the number 12345 would turn it into 1.2345 x 10^4 if you took 1.2345 x 10^4 you would be getting .00012345.

5369855
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ummm i know how my calculator works too thanks. and i always learned to write it to a negative. always

cherub15
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I wasn't implying you don't know how your calculator works. I was simply stating the way I learned how to do scientific notation. All I was trying to do was to help the person who asked the question, not start a debate. Have a nice night all! :)
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