   Chapter 2.6, Problem 25E

Chapter
Section
Textbook Problem

Write each number in decimal form: 5.55 × 10 − 4

To determine

To calculate: The number 5.55×104 in decimal form.

Explanation

Given Information:

The number is:

5.55×104

Formula used:

Approach to write number from scientific notation decimal form is as follows:

Step 1: If the power of the exponent of 10 is positive then move the same number of decimal places to the right as that of number indicated by the exponent of 10, if needed supply zero.

Step 2: If the power of the exponent of 10 is negative then move the same number of decimal places to the left as that of number indicated by the exponent of 10, if needed supply zero.

Calculation:

Consider the provided number.

5

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