Chapter 7 - Exponents and Exponential Functions - 7-2 Scientific Notation - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 36

$2.7\times10^{5}$ $7.9\times10^{5}$ $8.1\times10^{5}$ $8.2\times10^{5}$

Work Step by Step

You can order a list of numbers in scientific notation from least to greatest by looking at their exponent where the smallest exponent would translate the smallest number. If the exponents are the same, you would then have to look at the constant and use that number to order from least to greatest. Therefore you would order your list accordingly as shown in the answer.

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