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: 71


$$9\times 10^{-1}.$$

Work Step by Step

We multiply the two numbers as follows: $$(18,000)(0.00005)=(1.8\times 10^{4})(5\times 10^{-5})\\ =(1.8)(5)\times 10^{-1}=9\times 10^{-1}.$$
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.