# How do you simplify #(3.8 * 10 ^-5) ( 2.8 * 10 ^-5)# in scientific notation?

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Apr 11, 2018

#### Answer:

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

First, rewrite this expression as:

Next, we can use this rule of exponents to multiply the 10s terms:

To put this expression into scientific notation we need to move the decimal point 1 place to the left therefore we need to add