Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

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ISBN 10: 0-13446-914-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-914-0

Chapter P - Review Exercises: 32

Answer

$37,400$

Work Step by Step

To convert a number in scientific notation to a number in standard notation, we must move the decimal point to the left or right by the exponent of $10$ in the scientific notation. If the exponent is positive, we move the decimal right. If the exponent is negative, we move the decimal left. We are trying to convert $3.74\times10^{4}$ to standard notation. Since the exponent of $10$ is $+4$, we move the decimal point $4$ places to the right, giving us $37,400$.
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