# What is the product of #(5.1x10^3) • (3.2x10^3)#?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 28, 2015

#### Explanation:

Two things to remember:

- you multiply the terms before the exponents separately from the terms with exponents
- when you multiply exponents with the same base, you add the exponents

So you can write

For standard notation, you move the decimal place one place to the left and increase the exponent by one.