Posted by **Susan** on Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at 5:42pm.

I think I have the answer to this question but need some help!

Display the final answer in correct scientific notation and show correct number of significant figures in the final answer:

6.0223010000 x 10-24 x 2.222090001 x 10-30

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**DrBob222**, Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at 6:11pm
And you think the answer is what?

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**Susan**, Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at 6:27pm
Well i think the significant figures in the answer is 10, as the LEAST number of significant figures in any number of the problem determines the number of significant figures in the answer. But I am not sure how to enter the actual equation into my calculator? So was hoping to see the answer and work backwards! :o)

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**Susan**, Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at 6:40pm
So i start like this:

6.0223010000 x 10-24 x 2.222090001 x 10-30 (sorry not sure how to make the-24 and -30 small)

Then i do this:

(6.0223010000 x 2.222090001) x (10-24 x 10-30) =

13.38209483 x (10-24 x 10-30)

This is where i get kind of stuck!

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**Susan**, Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at 7:08pm
Then i get to this step:

13.3820948351123 x 10 -54

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**DrBob222**, Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at 9:26pm
Answered above.

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