Posted by swirl on .
use scientific notation to divide the following two numbers. Express the answer using scientific notation; retain at least three decimal places (8.4*10^6)/ (5.97*10^2)

intermediate algebra 
bobpursley,
First comment. In scientific notation, one should pay attention to significant digits, the 8.4 is two sig digits, which makes the answer only to two digits, not three.
8.4/5.97 *10^{62} you can do the math.