Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Number Theory and the Real Number System - 5.6 Exponents and Scientific Notation - Concept and Vocabulary Check: 5

Answer

greater than or equal to 1 but less than 10; a power of 10

Work Step by Step

A positive number is written in scientific notation when the first factor is a number greater than or equal to 1 but less than 10, and the second factor is 10 raised to an integer power (which is a power of 10).
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