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## #1 2013-08-11 21:30:23

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### Standard Form.

I have solved it but had different solution  from what the book has, I need some assistance.

1) 0.81 * 10^-5/2.25 * 10

2). 0.0048 * 0.81 * 10^-7/ 0.027 * 0.04 * 10^6

Both number one and two are in a  'square root sign'

Please, I would be much obliged if you produce your steps here.

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## #2 2013-08-11 21:35:48

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### Re: Standard Form.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #3 2013-08-11 21:58:29

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### Re: Standard Form.

1). I had 6.0 * 10^-15

And

2). I had, 6.0 * 10^-9.

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## #4 2013-08-11 22:13:50

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### Re: Standard Form.

Okay, 1) looks like this?

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## #5 2013-08-11 22:19:21

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### Re: Standard Form.

Yes. But all are in a square root.

Sorry! the denominator is 2.25 * 10^7

Forgive me.

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## #6 2013-08-11 22:23:50

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### Re: Standard Form.

So we have:

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## #7 2013-08-11 22:30:22

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### Re: Standard Form.

Right!

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## #8 2013-08-11 22:34:58

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### Re: Standard Form.

You were close I am getting 6 x 10^-7

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## #9 2013-08-11 22:41:58

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### Re: Standard Form.

Please can you provide the steps?

Thanks.

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## #10 2013-08-11 22:45:39

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### Re: Standard Form.

Do it by pieces, what is

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## #11 2013-08-11 22:52:51

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### Re: Standard Form.

= 10^(-5-7)=10^-12.

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## #12 2013-08-11 22:55:35

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### Re: Standard Form.

Very good.

Now what is .81 / 2.25?

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## #13 2013-08-11 23:03:38

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### Re: Standard Form.

= 0.36 *10^0

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## #14 2013-08-11 23:08:40

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### Re: Standard Form.

Leave out the 10^0, it is 1. We do not show multiplication by 1.

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If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
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## #15 2013-08-11 23:18:05

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### Re: Standard Form.

0.36 *  10-12
= 0.6 * 10^-6
= 6.0 * 10^-7

It looks I was confused by the root.

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## #16 2013-08-11 23:23:28

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### Re: Standard Form.

Very good. It is awful making a human being do such calculations. We have machinery for that nowadays.

Is this 2)?

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## #17 2013-08-11 23:43:30

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### Re: Standard Form.

Yes, Bobbym.

I just want to become used to them, cos in no time I will be teaching others.

I owe you some thanks. :-)

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## #18 2013-08-11 23:52:10

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### Re: Standard Form.

That book has a sense of humor at least. I am getting the same answer as 1).

I owe you some thanks. :-)

No thanks required.

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If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #19 2013-08-12 00:14:32

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### Re: Standard Form.

Yes I tried to solve it once again and now I have the same answer as the first one, The root was my main problem, but now I have known how to go about that.

Thank you very much Bobbym.

God bless you!

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## #20 2013-08-12 00:16:50

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### Re: Standard Form.

Hi;

You are welcome. I am going to take a break, see you in a bit.

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If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #21 2013-08-12 00:25:15

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### Re: Standard Form.

Okay.

I will return getting to nıght time.

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## #22 2013-08-12 02:53:43

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### Re: Standard Form.

Hi;

Sorry for the delay but I needed an hour or so nap.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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