Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 7 - Exponents and Exponential Functions - Chapter Review - Page 476: 49


3 $\times$ $10^{3}$

Work Step by Step

You have the expression $\frac{5.1*10^5}{1.7*10^2}$. Evaluate the expression: $\frac{5.1*10^5}{1.7*10^2}$=3$\times$$10^{5-2}$ -subtract the exponents and divide powers with the same base- =3 $\times$ $10^{3}$
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