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## #1 2011-07-05 07:28:39

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### Exponents and Scientific Notation

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1. (x3)5
Ax-15
Bx2
Cx8
Dx15
Ex-2
Fx-8

2. (x-3)5
Ax-15
B1/x15
Cx2
Dx-2
Ex15
Fx-8

3. x-2/y-4
Axy-2
B(xy)-2
Cxy2
Dxy4
E(xy)2
Fy4/x2

4. (4x2)-1
A16x-2
B4x-2
C1/16x2
D(4x)-2
E1/4x2
F16x2

5. (2/5x-2)-3
A125/8x6
B-8/125x6
C8/-125x6
D(125x6)/8
E125/-8x6
F125/8x-6

6. The planet Earth weighs 6.6 x 1021 tons. Write this number in standard notation.
AIt is already in standard notation
B13.86 * 10
C138.6
D1386
E6,600,000,000,000,000,000
F6,600,000,000,000,000,000,000

7. Venus is 67,000,000 miles from the sun. Write this number in scientific notation.
A6.7 x 107
B67 x 106
C670 x 105
D6700 x 104
E67,000 x 103
FIt is already in scientific notation.

8. Multiply the following numbers using scientific notation: (2 x 103)(2 x 104).
A2 x 107
B4 x 107
C4 x 1012
D4 x 101
E4 x 1034
F2 x 1012

9. Divide the following numbers using scientific notation: (4 x 102)/(1 x 103)
A5 x 105
B4 x 101
C4 x 105
D4 x 10-1
E5 x 101
F5 x 10-5

10. Perform the following calculation: (1 x 102)(2 x 103)/(1 x 102)
A4 x 103
B3 x 103
C2 x 104
D2 x 103
E2 x 101
F1 x 102

11. How many centimeters are in two kilometers? Give your answer in scientific notation.
A2 x 102
B1 x 105
C2 x 105
D2 x 103
E1 x 102
F3 x 102

12. How many grams are in 4,247 mg? Give your answer in standard notation.
A42.47
B4.247
C42
D4247
E424.7
F424

13. How many microliters are in a two liter bottle of soda? Write your answer in scientific notation.
A1 x 103
B1 x 106
C2 x 103
D2 x 105
E2 x 106
F3 x 104

14. Examine the following solution to a conversion problem. Do you see a mistake? If so, identify the location of the first mistake and explain why it is incorrect.

AThe conversion is not possible.
BThe first problem occurs in column (1). The problem should begin with mg.
CThe first problem occurs in column (2). 1 kg is not equal to 1000 g, so that should not be used as the conversion factor.
DThe first problem occurs in column (2). The conversion factor is upside down (grams should be on top, and kg should be on bottom).
EThe first problem occurs in column (4). The multiplication and division was performed incorrectly.
FNo mistakes.

15. Examine the following solution to a conversion problem. Do you see a mistake? If so, identify the location of the first mistake and explain why it is incorrect.

AThe first problem occurs in column (1). The problem should begin with cm.
BThe first problem occurs in column (2). 1 m is not equal to 1000 mm, so that should not be used as the conversion factor.
CThe first problem occurs in column (2). 1 m is not equal to 1000 mm, so that should not be used as the conversion factor.
DThe first problem occurs in column (4). The multiplication and division was performed incorrectly.
ENo mistakes.
FThis conversion is not possible.

16. Examine the following solution to a conversion problem. Do you see a mistake? If so, identify the location of the first mistake and explain why it is incorrect.

AThe first problem occurs in column (4). The multiplication and division was performed incorrectly.
BThe first problem occurs in column (3). Using scientific notation for one conversion factor, but not the other, is not allowed.
CThe first problem occurs in column (2). The units are not equal, so that should not be used as the conversion factor.
DThe first problem occurs in column (1). The problem should begin with cm.
EThis conversion is not possible.
FNo mistakes.

17. Examine the following solution to a conversion problem. Do you see a mistake? If so, identify the location of the first mistake and explain why it is incorrect.

ANo mistakes.
BThe conversion is not possible.
CThe first problem occurs in column (1). The problem should begin with L.
DThe first problem occurs in column (4). The multiplication and division was performed incorrectly.
EThe first problem occurs in column (3). We are not allowed to use a conversion factor of (1 L/ 1L).
FThe first problem occurs in column (2). 1 L is not equal to 1000 kL, so that should not be used as the conversion factor.

18. Estimate the length of a pen in centimeters.

19. Estimate the amount of juice in a typical orange juice carton in liters.

20. Estimate the weight of a small can of soup in grams.

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## #2 2011-07-05 07:31:17

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### Re: Exponents and Scientific Notation

Hi;

For number 1, I can not understand most of that.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

## #3 2011-07-05 07:35:38

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ooh its saying to the power of i got c for the first one

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## #4 2011-07-05 07:37:09

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ooh its saying to the power of i got c for the first one

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## #5 2011-07-05 07:39:13

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Oh, I get it.

1) C is correct. You could put some spaces in there. Powers like x squared are written like this x^2 instead of x2.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

## #6 2011-07-05 07:40:19

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for 2 i got c for 3 i got 4 and i need help for the rest

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## #7 2011-07-05 07:45:03

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Hi;

If this is what 2) is:

Then C is incorrect! Try again please.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

## #8 2011-07-05 07:58:46

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tha -3+5=2

x2

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## #9 2011-07-05 07:59:57

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the*

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## #10 2011-07-05 08:01:17

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Hi;

When you raise an expression to a power you are really doing this:

So the exponent is (-3)+(-3)+(-3)+(-3)+(-3) = -15

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

## #11 2011-07-06 22:32:54

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so 2 is a

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## #12 2011-07-06 22:37:35

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Hi;

Yeparoo! I hate to scare you but b is correct too!

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

## #13 2011-07-07 01:06:04

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i really need help in 3 4 5 please

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## #14 2011-07-07 01:20:57

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Hi

3. x-2/y-4
Axy-2
B(xy)-2
Cxy2
Dxy4
E(xy)2
Fy4/x2

4. (4x2)-1
A16x-2
B4x-2
C1/16x2
D(4x)-2
E1/4x2
F16x2

5. (2/5x-2)-3
A125/8x6
B-8/125x6
C8/-125x6
D(125x6)/8
E125/-8x6
F125/8x-6

3) F
4) E
5) A

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

## #15 2011-07-07 01:24:52

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#3- x^ -2/ y^-4

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## #16 2011-07-07 01:25:35

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Hi;

Did them already, check post #14

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

## #17 2011-07-07 01:25:53

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and for 6 i got a

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## #18 2011-07-07 01:27:07

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thanx

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## #19 2011-07-07 01:28:29

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for 7 i got 67*10^6

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## #20 2011-07-07 01:31:14

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In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

## #21 2011-07-07 01:33:41

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oooh so is it when i write the 6.6 and then 21 zeros to the right since its a positive

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## #22 2011-07-07 01:40:55

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Nope, I do not think so. I think you write it without the decimal point. Right now it is in scientific notation.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

## #23 2011-07-07 01:53:38

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6. The planet Earth weighs 6.6 x 1021 tons. Write this number in standard notation.
AIt is already in standard notation
B13.86 * 10
C138.6
D1386
E6,600,000,000,000,000,000
F6,600,000,000,000,000,000,000

so its f

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## #24 2011-07-07 01:58:24

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Wunderbar!

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

## #25 2011-07-07 02:00:45

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?????? am confused

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