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Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

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Stewart + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840068071
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Precalculus: Mathematics for Calcu...

6th Edition
Stewart + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840068071

Solutions

Chapter 1.2, Problem 84E
To determine

To perform: the indicated operation and write the result in scientific notation.

Expert Solution

Answer to Problem 84E

  (1.062×1024)(8.61×1019)=9.1438×1043

Explanation of Solution

Given information:

Given expression

  (1.062×1024)(8.61×1019)

Concept used:

Scientific notation:

A notation in which a given quantity can be expressed as a number with significant digits required for a specified degree of accuracy and multiplied by 10 to the appropriate power.

Formula used:

Law of exponents:

  aman=am+n

Calculation:

Consider the given expression.

  (1.062×1024)(8.61×1019)

So, the expression can be simplified as

  (1.062×1024)(8.61×1019)=1.062×8.61×1024×1019=9.1438×1024+19=9.1438×1043

Hence, (1.062×1024)(8.61×1019)=9.1438×1043 .

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