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 - Test: Chapter 4: 18

Answer

$1.296\times10^{22}$

Work Step by Step

Using the laws of exponents and concepts of scientific notation, the given expression, $ (2.4\times10^5)(5.4\times10^{16}) ,$ simplifies to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} (2.4\cdot5.4)\times10^{5+16} \\\\= 12.96\times10^{21} \\\\= 1.296\times10^{22} .\end{array}
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