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Raising to a Power & Extracting Roots
Raising to a power using powers of ten:
- Raise the number to the correct power.
- Multiply the exponents.
(2.0 x 103)4 = 16 x 1012
= 1.6 x 1013
(Use correct scientific notation; use correct number of
Finding roots using powers of ten:
- If the exponent is not evenly divisible by the root,
rewrite the number with a new power of ten that is evenly divisible.
- Find the root of the number,
Divide the exponent by the root to be taken.
(Use correct scientific notation; use correct
number of significant figures)
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