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 - Exercise Set: 4

Answer

$0.00007$

Work Step by Step

RECALL: To write a number that is in scientific notation, which has the form $a \times 10^n$, in decimal notation, we: (i) Move the decimal point $n$ places to the right if $n \gt 0$ (ii) Move the decimal point $|n|$ places to the left if $n\lt 0$ The given scientific notation has $n=-5$. Use rule (ii) above to obtain: $=0.00007$
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