# How do you simplify #(3.2 times 10^5)(4.7 times 10^4)#?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 1, 2018

#### Explanation:

We can essentially multiply the corresponding parts. We can rewrite this as

Since we have two base-

To get this in the more traditional scientific notation, we can loop the decimal once to the left. This increases the exponent by

We now have

Hope this helps!