## Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

3 $\times$ $10^{8}$
You have $\frac{1.5*10^7}{5*10{^-2}}$.Simplify it: $\frac{1.5}{5}$ $\times$ $10^{7+2}$ -divide the like terms and add the exponents since you are dividing- 0.3 $\times$ $10^{9}$ -move the decimal one place to the right and subtract 1 from the exponent- =3 $\times$ $10^{8}$