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jonathanbae

  • 3 years ago

Sarah converts the number 1,500,600 into scientific notation. She writes 1.5006 x 104. Which of the following statements is true? a. Sarah is correct. b. Sarah is not correct because the exponent should be 6. c. Sarah is not correct because 1.5006 should be 1.5. d. Sarah is not correct because the exponent should be -4. kinda hard 4 me.. help please.

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  1. jonathanbae
    • 3 years ago
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    @apoorvk

  2. DLS
    • 3 years ago
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    b is correct!

  3. apoorvk
    • 3 years ago
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    you just need to multiply by an appropriate of 10, for the no. of digits you shift the decimal point by.

  4. DLS
    • 3 years ago
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    1.5006 * 10^4 gives 15006 we need to more 0's so if the power is 6 it will give 1500600 .

  5. jonathanbae
    • 3 years ago
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    okay thank you both

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