# How do you calculate #8 times10^6 ÷ 4 times 10^2#?

##### 2 Answers

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

First you put the numbers out of standard form:

Now the problem is like this:

Cancel out some of the zeros so that the division is easier:

(Answers are generally given in the same form in which they are asked.)

#### Answer:

(see below for possible alternative answer)

#### Explanation:

Assuming everything should be left in scientific notation

and that the expression was intended to be (not PEDMAS form)

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Technically applying PEDMAS multiplication and division should be done in order from left to right.

So

...however, I suspect the parenthesized version is what was intended.