Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Appendix C - Exercise Set: 25

Answer

0.000036

Work Step by Step

$(1.2\times10^{-3})(3\times10^{-2})$ $\longrightarrow$ associative property =$(1.2\times3)(10^{-3}\times10^{-2})$ $\longrightarrow$ multiply; add exponents if the base is the same =$3.6\times10^{-5}$ $\longrightarrow$ move the decimal 5 places to the left =$0.000036$
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