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# Multiplying standard form watch

1. Help in general
2. (Original post by heyitscraziix)
Help in general
It's simple

For example

24 isn't in standard form because it's not between 1 and 10. The trick is to divide 24 by ten and add one to the power, so you're left with

3. (Original post by Indeterminate)
It's simple

For example

24 isn't in standard form because it's not between 1 and 10. The trick is to divide 24 by ten and add one to the power, so you're left with

Is really 24 in standard form?

240000000000.
4. (Original post by Louisb19)
Is really 24 in standard form?

240000000000.
I never said that.

My point was that

is only in standard form if a is between 1 and 10.
5. (Original post by Indeterminate)
I never said that.

My point was that

is only in standard form if a is between 1 and 10.
Ohhhh.
6. [QUOTE=Indeterminate;59999373]It's simple

For example

24 isn't in standard form because it's not between 1 and 10. The trick is to divide 24 by ten and add one to the power, so you're left with

[/QUOTE

ohmygod!! Thank u so much!!
My teacher confused me!!
So what if its 2.45 ?
Is it 2.45 to the power 10 2
7. (Original post by heyitscraziix)
(Original post by Indeterminate)
It's simple

For example

24 isn't in standard form because it's not between 1 and 10. The trick is to divide 24 by ten and add one to the power, so you're left with

ohmygod!! Thank u so much!!
My teacher confused me!!
So what if its 2.45 ?
Is it 2.45 to the power 10 2
If the numbers were, for example, 5 and 4.9, then you'd get

But then you'd just do exactly the same thing and get 2.45 instead
8. (Original post by Indeterminate)
If the numbers were, for example, 5 and 4.9, then you'd get

But then you'd just do exactly the same thing and get 2.45 instead
9. (Original post by heyitscraziix)
For example

0.6 isn't between 1 and 10, so you have to multiply it by 10 and reduce the power by 1. That leaves you with

Practice makes perfect I guess.
10. (Original post by Indeterminate)
For example

0.6 isn't between 1 and 10, so you have to multiply it by 10 and reduce the power by 1. That leaves you with

Practice makes perfect I guess.

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