# How do you simplify #(1.032times10^-4)/(8.6times10^-5)#?

##### 1 Answer

May 29, 2017

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

First, rewrite this expression as:

Next, use this rule of exponents to simplify the 10s term:

If we want this in true scientific notation form we need to move the decimal point one place to the right which means we need to subtract

If we want this in standard form it is: