Posted by **Delilah** on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 8:11pm.

A certain computer can perform 10^5 calculations per second. How many calculations can it perform in 10 seconds?

I just cannot seem to solve this problem can somebody explain how to do this step by step?

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**Reiny**, Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 8:27pm
Ummmh, doesn't 10^5 mean

10 x 10 x 10 x 10 x 10 ??

So if we multiply by another 10 , how many 10's will we have now ?

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**Delilah**, Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 8:36pm
100,000

100,000 x 10 = 1,000,000

thanks!!!

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**blank**, Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 6:22pm
thanks that helped

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