# How do you simplify (3.75times10^-9)/(1.5times10^-4)?

Aug 17, 2017

Divide the numerical coefficients and divide the exponents.

#### Explanation:

$\frac{3.75}{1.5} = 2.5$

${10}^{-} \frac{9}{10} ^ - 4 = {10}^{-} 5$

so one answer is $2.5 \times {10}^{-} 5$ or

another answer is $\frac{2.5}{10} ^ 5$