Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321825535
ISBN 13: 978-0-32182-553-7

Chapter 4 - Decimals - 4.1 Reading and Writing Decimal Numbers - 4.1 Exercises - Page 273: 75



Work Step by Step

The number "three hundred two thousand forty ten-millionths" must end in the ten-millionths place, which is seven digits to the right of the decimal. However, the number "302,040" has only 6 digits. Therefore, a "0" is added to the left of the number (and to the right of the decimal) to create a 7-digit number ending in the ten-millionths place: .0302040.
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