Elementary Algebra

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

Chapter 5 - Exponents and Polynomials - Chapter 5 Review Problem Set: 74

Answer

$56,000$

Work Step by Step

RECALL: To write $a(10^n)$ in standard form, the decimal point will be moved: (i) $n$ places to the right when $n$ is positive; or (ii) $|n|$ places to the left when $n$ is negative. The given expression has $n=4$. Thus, move the decimal point 4 places to the right to obtain: $5.6(10^4) = 56,000$
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