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Maths Exercices
Divide numbers written in scientific notation

To divide numbers in scientific notation, regroup to divide the factors and divide the powers of ten. Then simplify. To divide the powers of ten, use the Quotient of Powers.

Evaluate the expression



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  Associative Property

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  Divide 9.5 by 2.1

= 4.5x106-3   Quotient of Powers
= 4.5x103   Subtract the exponents.
= 4.5x1,000   103=1,000
= 4,500   Move the decimal point 3 places.