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Simplify the expression  8*10^-4

 Oct 5, 2018

Best Answer 

 #3
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8 x 10^-4 = .0008

.0008 = 8 / 10000 = 1/1250

 Oct 5, 2018
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- exponent means you flip it and multiply the denominator by that value, but positive. 

 

So: 

8/(10^4) 

10^4 = 10000 

8/10000 = 1/125 

 Oct 5, 2018
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ok thank you so much

 Oct 5, 2018
 #3
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Best Answer

8 x 10^-4 = .0008

.0008 = 8 / 10000 = 1/1250

ElectricPavlov Oct 5, 2018
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Ooops! Forgot the 0. My bad. Thank you, EP!

Julius  Oct 5, 2018

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