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how do you add and subtract scientific notation

 Oct 13, 2019
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Make sure the exponents are the same!

 

For example \(2.8*10^3-1.4*10^3\)

 

Basically is 2800 - 1400

 

Since the exponents are the same, just do 2.8 - 1.4 = 1.4

 

\(1.4*10^3\)

 

If the exponents are different, this video will help you! I highly recommend to watch this.

 Oct 13, 2019

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