# 1dot6n7 - digits a 10 2 5 10 5 6 8 3-× × b 10 01 1 10 11...

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Intermediate Algebra 1.6 - Properties of Exponents Simplify the following. Make sure all exponents are positive: 1. 0 9 m m 2. 7 3 2 4 a a 3. ( 29 ( 29 0 6 7 4 3 z y x y x 4. b a b a 4 3 5 4 24 - 5. 5 8 ) ( - - t 6. 4 20 5 20 a a 7. 5 2 9 7 n m n m 8. 2 3 2 8 9 10 7 28 z y x z y x - 9. 2 5 - - 10. 6 - n 11. 3 5 1 - 12. 3 7 - x 13. 5 4 3 x z - 14. 2 3 4 - - x z y 15. 2 4 4 3 2 ) ( 2 ) 3 ( x x x - 16. - - 5 2 9 3 6 4 b a b a 17. Write with a negative Exponent: ( 29 3 5 1 y

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1.7 – Scientific Notation 1. State whether scientific notation for the following number would include a positive or a negative power of 10: The mass of a pickup truck, in grams. Explain your answer. 2. Convert to decimal notation 12 10 01 . 1 × 3. Convert to scientific notation: 000000263 . 0 4. Simplify and write scientific notation for the answer. Use the correct number of significant
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Unformatted text preview: digits: a. ) 10 2 . 5 )( 10 5 . 6 ( 8 3-× × b. ) 10 01 . 1 )( 10 11 . 6 ( 13 3 × × c. 5 8 10 4 . 3 10 5 . 8 × × d. 3 8 10 2 . 4 10 6 . 12-× × e. 15 15 10 6 . 4 10 9 . 2 × + × 5. The diameter of the Milky Way galaxy is approximately 17 10 88 . 5 × miles. How many light years is it from one end of the galaxy to the other? (1 light year = 12 10 88 . 5 × miles) 6. The average distance of the earth from the sun is about 7 10 3 . 9 × miles. About how far does the earth travel in a yearly orbit about the sun? (Assume the orbit is circular)...
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## This note was uploaded on 04/12/2011 for the course MTH 112 taught by Professor Williamson during the Spring '10 term at Grand Valley State.

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1dot6n7 - digits a 10 2 5 10 5 6 8 3-× × b 10 01 1 10 11...

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