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anonymous

  • one year ago

how do I write 131 in scientific notation?

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @zzr0ck3r

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @gurlgamer7678 can you help?

  3. Loser66
    • one year ago
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    131 = 131.00, right?

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Is that how you do it? omg I had no clue thank you :D

  5. anonymous
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    1.31 x 10^2

  6. Loser66
    • one year ago
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    yup, that is, all you need is to write it under decimal form to have decimal point. Then move the point to right after the first digit like what pflorido did. Then count how many gaps did you move to *10^ that number

  7. Loser66
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    |dw:1432852225417:dw|

  8. Loser66
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    |dw:1432852265500:dw|

  9. Loser66
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    dat sit

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    What you want to do is move the decimal twice to the left in the number 131 so it started as 131.0 and when you move it twice you get 1.31 correct? Now like in all scientific notation conversion you need to have you time 10. Now what power would we raise it by? 2 since we moved to 2 times to the left. Now we have our equation 1.31 x 10^2. 10 times 10 is 100 and 100 time 1.31 is 131. Now you have your answer!

  11. anonymous
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    ah okay.

  12. anonymous
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    Yep!

  13. anonymous
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    Are you giving out medals?

  14. anonymous
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    yeah once im not confused lol

  15. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Sorry I have no idea what this is

  16. anonymous
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    You are still confused?

  17. anonymous
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    nah I got it

  18. anonymous
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    oh ok good!

  19. anonymous
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    Here. In scientific notation, the ending number that has the decimal has to be less than 10. So, all you have to do is move the decimal point to the left as many times as you need to get a number less than 10. And after that, count how many times you moved it to the left, and then make that number the exponent you put behind your 10. Ex. 1134.0 1.134 (now it is less than 10) 1.134 times 10 to the 3rd power -because you moved the decimal three times to the left, you make it the exponent after the 10. Did this help???

  20. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I asked a new question so lets move on ppls

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