Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus, 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305071751
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-175-9

Chapter 1 - Review - Exercises - Page 134: 22



Work Step by Step

RECALL: To convert a number in scientific notation, $a \times 10^{n}$, to decimal notation, you move the decimal point: (i) $|n|$ places to the left if $n$ is negative; or (ii) $|n$ places to the right if $n$ is positive The given number in scientific notation has $n=-8$. Thus, move the decimal point 8 places to the left to have: $2.08 \times 10^{-8} = 0.0000000208$
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