# How do you simplify #10^2 times 0.23#?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 26, 2016

#### Explanation:

First of all, you should have the number that isn't a multiple of ten written first, like so:

Then, actually multiply to get a number.

Then, write the new equation with a number larger than 1, but less than 10, and multiply it by a multiple of ten

We use 10^1, as you need to multiply 2.3 by 10 to get 23