# How to simplify #(1.7 times 10^6) (3.7 times 10^3)# in scientific notation?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 6, 2015

#### Explanation:

Since you are only multiplying, you can split the equation into two parts; decimal numbers and tens.

You can therefore write the equation like this:

Calculate the product of the decimal numbers, and add up the exponents of the tens.