# How do you simplify and write #(1.25 times 10^6) + (250 times 10^3)# in standard notation?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 15, 2017

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

To add these two terms we need to convert to a common factor for the 10s terms.

We can rewrite

We can now rewrite the entire expression:

Next we can factor

To rewrite this in standard scientific notation we can move the decimal point 3 places to the left and add

Or to rewrite this in standard notation we need to move the decimal point 3 places to the right: