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 - Problem Set 5.6: 85

Answer

7.78 $\times$ $10^{11}$

Work Step by Step

We need to 778,000,000,000 as the product of a number greater than or equal to 1 and less than 10, and an integral power of 10. The number greater than or equal to 1 and less than 10 will be 7.78. The decimal point has moved 11 places, so the exponent of 10 will be 11. So, 778,000,000,000 = 7.78 $\times$ $10^{11}$
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