## Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

$1.26 \times 10^8$
Multiply 4.2 and 3 together, then multiply the powers of 10 together to obtain: $=12.6 \times 10^{13+(-6)} \\=12.6 \times 10^7$ Simplify to put the number in scientific notation. $=1.26 \times 10^{7+1} \\=1.26 \times 10^8$