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anonymous
 4 years ago
this is the third time iam asking..please help!!
Write in Scientific and Decimal Notation (3.16x10^3)(24x10^2)
anonymous
 4 years ago
this is the third time iam asking..please help!! Write in Scientific and Decimal Notation (3.16x10^3)(24x10^2)

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can u explain how to do it? i have a final coming up and i needa know all of this

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0significant figuresdasdaerasdsfda

Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0For a number to be in scientific notation, it has to have two factors. The first factor must be between 1 and 10 and the second factor must be a power of 10.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i still dont understand

Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So when you multiply those two numbers you get 75.84 x 10^5

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ohhhhh...so thts the answer in scientific notation! then whadda bout decimal?

Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That is not scientific notation because 75.84 is not between 1 and 10.

Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0To make it between 1 and 10 we have to move the decimal point 1 place to the left making it 7.584

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0First you have to consider the number of significant digits, you go by the term with the lowest amount of significance (24x10^2 in this case has 2 significant digits). Then its a simple matter of multiplication... To convert from scientific notation to decimal notation, you move the decimal place by the amount indicated on the power. (ie, 1x10^2 becomes 100) To go from decimal notation to scientific notation you figure out how many times you must multiply by 10 to reach a point where the number before the decimal is between 1 and 10.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[(3.16\times 10^3)(24\times 10^2)=3.16\times 24\times 10^{3+2}\] \[=75.84\times 10^5=75.85\times 100000=7585000=7.54\times 10^6\]\]

Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0However we have no right to change the answer so we have to fix what we just did and the way to fix it is to make the exponent 1 greater

Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So now the second factor is 10^6 and our final answer is 7.584 x 10^6

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ohh...okay :D thanks everybody
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