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    standard form Q

    write 5.7 x 10^-4

    Write 5.7 times 10 to the power of minus 4...
    Not sure how to do this because of the minus.

    Can anyone helP?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Danielisew View Post
    write 5.7 x 10^-4

    Write 5.7 times 10 to the power of minus 4...
    Not sure how to do this because of the minus.

    Can anyone helP?
    are you supposed to convert from standard form to a decimal expansion?

    see my explanation here

    if you don't get it, get back to me
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    Quote Originally Posted by Danielisew View Post
    write 5.7 x 10^-4

    Write 5.7 times 10 to the power of minus 4...
    Not sure how to do this because of the minus.

    Can anyone helP?
    I get it thanks

    So it would be

    0.00057 ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Danielisew View Post
    I get it thanks

    So it would be

    0.00057 ?
    correct
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