Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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

Chapter 5 - Section 5.2 - More Work with Exponents and Scientific Notation - Exercise Set: 101



Work Step by Step

Numbers written in scientific notation are written in the form $a\times10^{r}$, where $1\leq a\leq10$. Therefore, the number $.04\times10^{-5}$ is not written in scientific notation, because its first term ($a=.4$) has a value of less than 1.
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