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NO. 43

Solution:

Changing from 102 to 10-1

5.83 X 102 = 5,830 X 10-1

means the exponent changes by 3 in a

NEGATIVE direction; so the decimal point in

5.83 moves 3 places to the RIGHT.

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NO. 44

Study the problem below, then continue.

250,000 = ______ X 105

Solution:

Move the decimal point 5 places to the LEFT when the exponent is a POSITIVE

5.

Thus:

250,000 = 2.5 X 105

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NO. 45

Fill in the blank with the proper value.

13,460 = ______ X 10-12