# SOLUTION: I am doing exponents in expanded form and have a question: In the number 1,203,487,386 when I start to expand this to (1 x 10-10)+(2 x 10-9)+ do I include the 0 or leave it out?)

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 Question 152377: I am doing exponents in expanded form and have a question: In the number 1,203,487,386 when I start to expand this to (1 x 10-10)+(2 x 10-9)+ do I include the 0 or leave it out?)Answer by Earlsdon(6294)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!You should include the zero for completeness, and notice that you start at an exponent of 9: 1,203,487,386 = 1,000,000,000 = 200,000,000 = ------------------------- 3,000,000 = 400,000 = 80,000 = 7,000 = 300 = 80 = 6 = Recall that