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anonymous
 one year ago
What is 16,700,000,000,000,000 estimated as the product of a single digit and a power of 10?
anonymous
 one year ago
What is 16,700,000,000,000,000 estimated as the product of a single digit and a power of 10?

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Hi. So do you know where to start? @Girlie310

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay so we have to put that long number into a single digit x 10 to the power of x

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So the equation would be n x 10^x

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Now we can see that the only numbers we have other than 0 is 16 and 7

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So now using that information what do you think the answer is?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Could you put the equation together?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yeah so since there are 14 0s that x would be 13.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So putting the equation together... it would be 16.7 x 10^13

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Am I right @Michele_Laino ?

Michele_Laino
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hint: starting from the rightmost zero, you have to shift the decimal point of 16 places and you will get: \[\Large 1.67 \cdot {10^{16}}\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes and @Michele_Laino ...

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Can you check out my question? Ill tag you in it. I really need help @Michele_Laino
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