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    8 X10^3 + 7 X10^2 + 6 X10^m + 3 X10^n = 8706.03

    Find m and n

    How to do?
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    Hello,
    Quote Originally Posted by helloying View Post
    8 X10^3 + 7 X10^2 + 6 X10^m + 3 X10^n = 8706.03

    Find m and n

    How to do?
    we can write
    8706.03=8000.00 + 700.00 + 6.00 + 0.03

    8706.03=8 X10^3 + 7 X10^2 + 6 X10^0 +3 X10^(-2)
    thus m =0 & n =-2
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