Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Section 5.2 - Negative Exponents and Scientific Notation - Exercise Set: 115

Answer

$1,000,000,000 = 1\times 10^9$

Work Step by Step

$ 1,000,000,000$ Step 1: Move the decimal point until the number is between 1 and 10. Step 2: The decimal point is moved 9 places and the original number is 10 or greater, so the count is positive 9. Step 3: The scientific notation is: $1,000,000,000 = 1\times 10^9$
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