Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

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Chapter 4 - Review Exercises: 25

Answer

$1.38\times10^{-1}$

Work Step by Step

Numbers in the scientific notation take the form $a\times10^n$ where $1\le a\lt10$ and $n$ is an integer. Hence, in scientific notation, the given expression, $ 0.138 ,$ is equivalent to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} 1.38\times10^{-1} .\end{array}
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