The population of Foxille is about #12 times 10^3# people. Which is another way to write this number?

1 Answer
Oct 26, 2016

Answer:

#12,000# in decimal notation.

#1.2 xx10^4# in scientific notation

Explanation:

#10^3# is the same as #1000#

#12 xx 10^3 = 12 xx 1000 = 12,000#

Not that although this looks nearly the same as scientific notation, the first number would have to be between 1 and 10.

#12 xx10^3 = 1.2 xx 10^4# in scientific notation and

#12,000# as a normal number in decimal notation.