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anonymous
 one year ago
how you knew whether to use a positive or a negative exponent.
anonymous
 one year ago
how you knew whether to use a positive or a negative exponent.

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zzr0ck3r
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1it depends. A negative exponent, just means put it all under 1 and make the exponent positive. \(2^{1}=\dfrac{1}{2^1}=\dfrac{1}{2}\) \(3^{4}=\frac{1}{3^4}\) Make sense?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so if i wanted to change this into a scientific notation how would i determine if it was negative or positive?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0u didn't ask my question hmmm i asked that to know the things you already knowdw:1442525200620:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if you move from left the exponent is positive from right, negative

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is this from chemistry?

zzr0ck3r
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\(0.0003896=3.896\times 10^{4}\) \(3896000=3.896\times 10^6\)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no this was the question i had The circumference of the Earth is approximately 131,000,000 ft. a. Write this number in scientific notation and tell how you knew whether to use a positive or a negative exponent.

zzr0ck3r
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\(131000000=1.31\times 10^8\) We want it so that there is only one number before the decimal. Since we need to move it left \(6\) times we get a positive \(6\).

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh well he already did the work i'm about to do...

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ohhh ok thank you soo much for helping me!:D

zzr0ck3r
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1that \(6\) shuold be an \(8\)..
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