Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 7 - Exponents and Exponential Functions - 7-2 Scientific Notation - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 424: 45



Work Step by Step

We start with the given expression: $0.5(6.8\times10^{5})$ We rewrite the expression using the associative property: $0.5\times6.8\times10^{5}$ We multiply the first two terms: $3.4\times10^{5}$ Since 3.4 is between 1 and 10 and 5 is an integer, the number is in scientific notation.
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