Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 5 - Review: 18

Answer

$3.62\times10^{-4}$

Work Step by Step

We are given the number $0.000362$ To write this number in scientific notation, we must move the decimal point to the right until the new number has a value between 1 and 10. Therefore, we move the decimal place between 3 and 6, which is 4 decimal places from the original decimal point. Since the original number was less than 1, the exponent count will be negative. The new number is $3.62\times10^{-4}$
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