N = (3.2 * 10^p) * (4.5*10^q)

where p and q are integers. Express N in terms of p and q.

Give your answer in standard form

How?

I tried 14.4 * 10^(p+q)

but that is not right.

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- December 9th 2009, 11:18 AMjsmith613Standard Form Q
N = (3.2 * 10^p) * (4.5*10^q)

where p and q are integers. Express N in terms of p and q.

Give your answer in standard form

How?

I tried 14.4 * 10^(p+q)

but that is not right. - December 9th 2009, 11:41 AMearboth
- December 9th 2009, 11:47 AMjsmith613
why 1 + p + q, where do you get the +1

- December 9th 2009, 09:47 PMearboth