# How do you write #(1.68 times 10^-1) / (3 times 10^4)# in standard form?

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Oct 19, 2015

#### Answer:

You can do this in two ways: First the standard forms and then the division, or the other way around. I prefer the second.

#### Explanation:

Rules of division: divide the numbers, subtract the 10-powers:

Since the 10-power is negative, we move the decimal point 5 to the left:

The other way would be: