# How do you use scientific notation to compute products and quotients?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 26, 2015

Scientific notation is of the form

What you do when you **multiply** is:

(1) you multiply the

(2) you add the

Example:

What you do when you **divide** is:

(1) you divide the

(2) you subtract the

Example:

Extra:

When there are negative signs in the exponents