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: 22



Work Step by Step

Simplifying using the rules of exponents, we find: $\frac{1.1\cdot10^{-3}}{5.5\cdot10^{-8}}=\frac{1.1}{5.5}\frac{10^{-3}}{10^{-8}}=0.2\cdot10^{-3-(-8)}=0.2\cdot10^5=2\cdot10^4$
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