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Express the number 79,200 in scientific notation.79,200=​(Use scientific notation. Use the multiplication symbol in the math palette as​ needed.)

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Express the number
79,200 in scientific notation.


79,200=
​(Use scientific notation. Use the multiplication symbol in the math palette as​ needed.)

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Step 1

We should first know the purpose of scientific notation.

The purpose of scientific notation is for scientists to write very large or very small numbers with ease.

The scientific notation formula for positive integer is,

a x 10b

Step 2

Following are the steps to write 79200 in scientific notation:

  1. To find a, we need to take the number and move a decimal place to the right one position.

Given Number: 79200

And new number : 7.9200

  1. To find b, count how many plac...

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