Need Help with Pre-Algebra-7th grade level:

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• Nov 25th 2008, 05:01 PM
elizabeth_mascorro
Need Help with Pre-Algebra-7th grade level:
What is one billion of a meter as a fraction with a negative exponent?
Please help!!!!(Doh)
• Nov 25th 2008, 05:31 PM
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Originally Posted by elizabeth_mascorro
What is one billion of a meter as a fraction with a negative exponent?
Please help!!!!(Doh)

I think you mean one billionth.

$\frac{1}{1,000,000,000} = \frac{1}{10^9} = 10^{-9}$