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    how to convert problems into scientifc notation?

    What is the process you use to covert problems into scientific notation?

    Could someone please give me a step by step example of how to solve a problem in this form?

    Thank you,
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    5,100 \times 21,000

     5.1 \times 10^3 \times 2.1 \times 10^4

    5.1 \times 2.1 \times 10^{3+4}

     5.1 \times 2.1 \times 10^{7}
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    Those are, of course, "numbers", not "problems". Perhaps Kevin19 could give a clearer explanation of what he means by converting a "problem" to scientific notation.
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