Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1285199197
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-919-1

Chapter 2 - Section 2.6 - Scientific Notation - Exercises - Page 127: 52


$295,681$ is smaller.

Work Step by Step

We have $$ 295,682= 2.95682\times 10^{5}, \quad 295,681=2.95681\times 10^{5}$$ Since the exponents are equal and the last digits satisfy $1\lt 2$, then $295,681$ is smaller.
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