College Algebra (10th Edition)

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Chapter R - Section R.2 - Algebra Essentials - R.2 Assess Your Understanding - Page 28: 123

Answer

$1.3\times10^{-2}$

Work Step by Step

$.013$ Move the decimal point so that there is only one number to its left side. The number of times the decimal point is moved will be the magnitude of the exponent. If the decimal point is moved left, the exponent will be positive, if it is moved to the right, it will be negative. $1.3\times10^{-2}$

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