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Diana97

  • 2 years ago

scientific notation simplify .00342x10^-5

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  1. ash2326
    • 2 years ago
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    @Diana97 did you try to solve this?

  2. Diana97
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    yea

  3. ash2326
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    what did you get?

  4. Diana97
    • 2 years ago
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    i got 3.42000=3.42x10^6

  5. ash2326
    • 2 years ago
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    we have \[\large 0.00342 \times 10^{-5}\] notice that we already have a '-' sign with the 10 power now I'll take the decimal point to one step right doing so will decrease my power by 1 \[\large 0.00342 \times 10^{-5}=00.0342\times 10^{-5-1}\] do you get this?

  6. Diana97
    • 2 years ago
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    yea almost

  7. Diana97
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    exponent will be 4

  8. ash2326
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    it'll be -6 \[\large -5-1=-6\]

  9. Diana97
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    oh ok

  10. ash2326
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    it's not complete yet, shift once more the decimal point to the right what do you get?

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