Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Number Theory and the Real Number System - 5.6 Exponents and Scientific Notation - Exercise Set 5.6: 67

Answer

$0.027= 2.7 \times 10^{-2}$

Work Step by Step

Move the decimal point 2 places to the right to get 2.7. Then, multiply the given number by $10^{-2}$ to retain the original value. $0.027= 2.7 \times 10^{-2}$
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