Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Number Theory and the Real Number System - 5.6 Exponents and Scientific Notation - Exercise Set 5.6: 78

Answer

$9.7 \times 10^{-7}$

Work Step by Step

Move the decimal point 4 places to the left to get 9.7. Then, multiply the original power of 10 by $10^{4}$ to retain the original value. $=9.7000 \times 10^{-11+4} \\=9.7 \times 10^{-7}$
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