Algebra 2 (1st Edition)

Published by McDougal Littell
ISBN 10: 0618595414
ISBN 13: 978-0-61859-541-9

Chapter 5 Polynomials and Polynomial Functions - 5.1 Use Properties of Exponents - 5.1 Exercises - Skill Practice - Page 333: 21



Work Step by Step

Simplifying using the rules of exponents, we find: $\frac{8.1\cdot10^{12}}{5.4\cdot10^{9}}=\frac{8.1}{5.4}\frac{10^{12}}{10^{9}}=1.5\cdot10^{12-9}=1.5\cdot10^3$
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