Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 5 - Section 5.1 - Exponents and Scientific Notation - Exercise Set: 121



Work Step by Step

We are given the number $1.278\times10^{6}$. Since the exponent is positive, move the decimal 6 places to the right. Note that 6 places to the right will be 3 decimal places past the last digit (8), so we will add 3 zeroes after 8. $1.278\times10^{6}=1,278,000$
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