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: 140

Answer

To convert a number in scientific notation to standard notation, move the decimal point $n$ places, where $n$ is the exponent of the number in scientific notation. If $n$ is negative, the decimal point should be moved to the left. If $n$ is positive, the decimal point should be moved to the right.

Work Step by Step

Identify the exponent (and its sign) of the number in scientific notation.
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