How do you simplify (8.2 times 10^4) + (4.1 times 10^4)?

Apr 7, 2018

$123000$

Explanation:

$\left(8.2 \times {10}^{4}\right) + \left(4.1 \times {10}^{4}\right)$

$= \left(2 \times 4.1 \times {10}^{4}\right) + \left(1 \times 4.1 \times {10}^{4}\right)$

$= 3 \times 4.1 \times {10}^{4}$

$= 12.3 \times {10}^{4}$

$= 123000$