Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 5 - Exponents and Polynomials - 5.6 - Integral Exponents and Scientific Notation - Concept Quiz 5.6: 5

Answer

False

Work Step by Step

In order to use $(N)(10^k)$ as the definition of scientific notation, $k$ must be an integer. For example, the number $3\times10^{3.5}$ is not in scientific notation.
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