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: 63


$32000 = 3.2 \times 10^4$

Work Step by Step

Move the decimal point 4 places to the left to get 3.2. Then, multiply the given number by $10^4$ to retain the original value. $32000 = 3.2 \times 10^4$
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