# What is 0.0883 × 10 to the 2 power?

Apr 23, 2018

$8.83$

#### Explanation:

When anything asks you to multiply $\times {10}^{2}$, it basically means $\times 100$, hence the answer is $8.83$.

$0.0883 \times {10}^{2} = 8.83$

On a scientific calculator, there is usually a button with ${10}^{x}$ that you can use to convert it all for you if you're ever stuck.

Apr 23, 2018

$8.83$

#### Explanation:

$0.0883 \times {10}^{2}$

Evaluating $\times {10}^{x}$ expressions:

If $x$ is a positive number, move the decimal from left to right that many trimes

If $x$ is a negative number, move the decimal from right to left that many times

So:
$0.0883 \times {10}^{2} = 8.83$