# im completely lost

• Nov 15th 2009, 08:56 AM
jamesmay87
im completely lost
i have very bare basic math skills and im trying to work this question out. if someone could help me by giving me a step by step method to solve this, it would be a huge help and id reaally appreciate it.

question

the numbers p=4.77x10(little 4) and q=6.07(little minus 3) are in scientific notation calculate the following,expressing your answers in scientific notation correct to three sig figures

a) pq
b) p/q
c) p(squared)
d) q (squared)
• Nov 15th 2009, 09:39 AM
skeeter
Quote:

Originally Posted by jamesmay87
i have very bare basic math skills and im trying to work this question out. if someone could help me by giving me a step by step method to solve this, it would be a huge help and id reaally appreciate it.

question

the numbers p=4.77x10(little 4) and q=6.07(little minus 3) are in scientific notation calculate the following,expressing your answers in scientific notation correct to three sig figures

a) pq
b) p/q
c) p(squared)
d) q (squared)

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Lesson 2-5 Scientific Notation