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Posted by **Laura** on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 7:32pm.

I got (5.5*8)(10^-8*10^-2)

then

44*10^10

What am I doing wrong?

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**Reiny**, Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 7:39pm(5.5)(8) x 10^-10

= 44 x 10^-10

= 4.4 x 10^-9

how did you get +10 ????

scientific notation consists of a number with a single digit, followed by a decimal x 10^(some exponent)

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**Laura**, Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 8:48pmI actually had -10, forgot to put it above. Thank you. I had stopped at the 44 x 10^-10 and didn't go one step further. Thanks again Reiny.

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