Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321867327
ISBN 13: 978-0-32186-732-2

Chapter 5 - Number Theory and the Real Number System - 5.6 Exponents and Scientific Notation - Exercise Set 5.6: 102


$6 \times 10^{-12}$

Work Step by Step

Convert each number to scientific notation to find: $=\dfrac{9.6 \times 10^{-8}}{1.6 \times 10^{4}}$ Divide the corresponding parts to find: $=(9.6 \div 1.6) \times (10^{-8} \div 10^{4}) \\=6 \times 10^{-8-4} \\=6 \times 10^{-12}$
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