Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-894-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-894-3

Chapter 1 - Section 1.7 - Scientific Notation - Concept and Vocabulary Check: 1

Answer

$\underline{\text{greater than or equal to 1 and less than 10}}$; $\underline{\text{integer}}$

Work Step by Step

A positive number is written in scientific notation when it is expressed in the form $a \times 10^n$ where $a$ is greater than or equal to 1 and less than 10, and $n$ is an integer. Furthermore, it is in the form, $a*10^n$.
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