Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Section 5.2 - Negative Exponents and Scientific Notation - Exercise Set: 127

Answer

a. $1.3 \times 10^1$ b. $4.4 \times 10^7$ c. $6.1 \times 10^{-2}$

Work Step by Step

a. $1.3 \times 10^1$ is larger since its exponent is 1, which is greater than -2. b. $4.4 \times 10^7$ is larger since its exponent is 7, which is greater than 5. c. $6.1 \times 10^{-2}$ is larger since its exponent is -2, which is greater than -4.
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