How do you multiply #(3 x 10^7)(5 x 10^4)#?
See a solution process below:
First, rewrite the expression as:
Next, we can use this rule of exponents to multiply the 10s terms:
If it is necessary to write the solution in correct scientific notation we need to move the decimal point 1 place to the left so we need to add 1 to the 10s exponent: