# SOLUTION: I am writing a scientific notation problem the 34,500,000,000 and 72,500,000,000 my answer is 34.5x10^10 and 72.5x10^10 am I on the right track?

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 Question 222836: I am writing a scientific notation problem the 34,500,000,000 and 72,500,000,000 my answer is 34.5x10^10 and 72.5x10^10 am I on the right track?Answer by Alan3354(30992)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!I am writing a scientific notation problem the 34,500,000,000 and 72,500,000,000 my answer is 34.5x10^10 and 72.5x10^10 am I on the right track? ------------------ You're one notch to the right of the track. 34,500,000,000 = 3.45*10^10 72,500,000,000 = 7.25*10^10 --------------- There's always one digit left of the decimal point. Another notation is often used: 34,500,000,000 = 3.45*10^10 = 3.45E10 72,500,000,000 = 7.25*10^10 = 7.25E10 It's common in computer programming, and it's easier to type and say.