Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 4 - Polynomials - 4.2 Negative Exponents and Scientific Notations - 4.2 Exercise Set - Page 243: 3



Work Step by Step

In scientific notation, the exponent of the base 10 is an integer. When $10$ is raised to a positive integer exponent, the result is a number greater than or equal to 10. Examples: $10^1=10$ $10^2=100$ $10^3=1000$ Thus, the given statement is true.
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