posted by Nicole on .
If I divided 1.23x10^-10 and 1.4x10^-8, would my answer be0.88x10^-18?
the .88 is okay, but the exponent is not
actually, there is supposed to be one digit to the left of the decimal point
the exponents are subtracted when dividing
(1.23/1.4)x10^(-10 - -8) = .88x10^-2
___ = 8.8x10^-3