Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 5 - Section 5.2 - Negative Exponents and Scientific Notation - Vocabulary and Readiness Check: 3


C. Scientific notation

Work Step by Step

The number $3.021\times10^{-3}$ is written in scientific notation. In general, a positive number is written in scientific notation if it is written as the product of a number $a$, where $1\leq a\leq10$, and an integer power $r$ of 10: $a\times10^{r}$.
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