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KellyMichelle

  • 2 years ago

Do the following calculations using scientific notation: 0.0005 x 0.002

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  1. bthemesandtricks
    • 2 years ago
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    5.0 * 10^-4 * 2.0 * 10^-3 5.0 * 2.0 * 10^[-4+(-3)] 10 * 10^-3 10^(1-3) 10^(-2) 1/10^2 1/100

  2. KellyMichelle
    • 2 years ago
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    I'm sorry but that made no sense what soever -__- ):

  3. bthemesandtricks
    • 2 years ago
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    * means multiplication

  4. KellyMichelle
    • 2 years ago
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    Yes I know that I'm not stupid...

  5. bthemesandtricks
    • 2 years ago
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    ^ means raised to the power

  6. KellyMichelle
    • 2 years ago
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    I know.

  7. bthemesandtricks
    • 2 years ago
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    okay, in the solution, you move the place value 0.0005 from 0.0 to 5.0. The amount of times u moved it is 4. There fore it is a negative 4

  8. bthemesandtricks
    • 2 years ago
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    You apply the same technique to the other number, that is, 0.002 to get 2.0 * 10 ^ -3

  9. mayankdevnani
    • 2 years ago
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    1. Yes, 0.0005 x 0.002 = 0.000001 which can be written as 1.0 x 10^-6 (10 to the power negative 6) it can also be do it..... @bthemesandtricks @KellyMichelle ok

  10. mayankdevnani
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    ok

  11. bthemesandtricks
    • 2 years ago
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    ok

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