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madisonmaruhnich94

  • 3 years ago

How do you write 9.79 x 10^5 in standard notation?

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  1. blinn13
    • 3 years ago
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    what number tells you how many places to move the decimal over?

  2. blinn13
    • 3 years ago
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    ...the five right?

  3. madisonmaruhnich94
    • 3 years ago
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    yes the five

  4. blinn13
    • 3 years ago
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    and since 10^5 is a big number, we want 9.79 to be big also

  5. blinn13
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    so that means we would move the decimal to the right 5 places

  6. blinn13
    • 3 years ago
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    which would make?

  7. blinn13
    • 3 years ago
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    979000

  8. madisonmaruhnich94
    • 3 years ago
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    979,000 or 97,900

  9. blinn13
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    979,000

  10. blinn13
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    was that helpful?

  11. 85295james
    • 3 years ago
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    979,000 is right

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