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Posted by **Jenny** on Wednesday, September 5, 2007 at 4:55pm.

SCIENTIFIC NOTATION: 4.5*10 to the negative third power

My question is what is the standard form I got 4500 but if I look closely at the problem I don't think that's possible please tell me if 4500 is correct

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**Jack**, Wednesday, September 5, 2007 at 5:05pm(Note: Exponentiation can be expressed with a carat before the exponent: 3*10^2)

4.5 * 10^-3 (/negative/ third) is .0045.

You've got the sign wrong is all.

Just follow order of operations (exponent, then multiply that product by the other term) to get the others.

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**twin**, Friday, June 20, 2008 at 6:37pmcan some body help me an algebar

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**Jack**, Wednesday, September 5, 2007 at 5:07pmAn easier way that I hadn't remembered is to move the decimal point (in 4.5 in this example) to the left (negative) or right (positive) for the value of the exponent (we moved left 3 here).

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**mercedes**, Wednesday, September 5, 2007 at 5:57pmi need help with my algedra homework can you please help me

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, September 5, 2007 at 6:22pmMercedes -- please click Post a New Question, and type your specific question.

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