# How do you divide (6.02*10^23)/(1.5*10^12)?

Mar 28, 2015

Handle the coefficient division and the exponent division separately

$\frac{6.02}{1.5} = {4.0133333}^{.}$

${10}^{23} / {10}^{12} = {10}^{11}$

$\frac{6.02 \times {10}^{23}}{1.5 \times {10}^{12}} = 4.0133333 \times {10}^{11}$