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 - Page 89: 53



Work Step by Step

Multiply equation with $(2\times10^{8}).$ $x=(-3.1\times10^{-5})(2\times10^{8})$ $x=(-3.1\times2)\times(10^{-5}\times10^{8})$ $x=-6.2\times10^{-5+8}=-6.2\times10^{3}$
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