# 7th grade math - can't figure this out!

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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?

• 7th grade math - can't figure this out! -

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 ?

• 7th grade math - can't figure this out! -

100,000
100,000 x 10 = 1,000,000
thanks!!!

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thanks that helped

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