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New post 20 Nov 2017, 13:27
(3*10^20)(8*10^30) = 24*10^50=2.4*10^51
Hence answer is B.
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New post 20 Nov 2017, 16:35
3*8=24
10^20 * 10^30 = 10^50
24= 2.4*10
Everything can be rewritten
2.4* 10^51
B is the answer

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New post 27 Nov 2017, 12:14
Bunuel wrote:
\((3*10^{20})(8*10^{30}) =\)

A. 2.4 × 10^50
B. 2.4 × 10^51
C. 2.4 × 10^60
D. 2.4 × 10^61
E. 2.4 × 10^301


Simplifying the given equation we have:

24 x 10^50 = 2.4 x 10^51

Answer: B
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