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: 61


$3\times 10^{24}.$

Work Step by Step

By subtracting the exponents and dividing the like terms, we have $$ \frac{4.5 \times 10^{16}}{1.5\times 10^{-8}}= \frac{4.5 }{1.5 }\times 10^{16-(-8)}\\ =3\times 10^{24}. $$
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