GMAT Math : Understanding exponents

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Example Questions

Example Question #31 : Algebra

Divide:

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Example Question #1111 : Problem Solving Questions

Solve for :

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The equation has no solution.

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Example Question #11 : Understanding Exponents

Which of the following is equal to  ?

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Example Question #1112 : Problem Solving Questions

Which of the following is equal to  ?

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Example Question #1121 : Problem Solving Questions

Which of the following is true about   ?

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Therefore, 

Example Question #11 : Understanding Exponents

Which of the following is equal to  ? 

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Example Question #16 : Exponents

Express the result in scientific notation:

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Since 125 is not in the range , we adjust the answer as follows:

Example Question #1122 : Problem Solving Questions

Express the quotient in scientific notation:

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Since 0.375 is not in the range , we adjust the answer as follows:

Example Question #18 : Exponents

Give the result in scientific notation:

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Since 64 does not fall in the range , we adjust as follows:

Example Question #1123 : Problem Solving Questions

Give the sum in scientific notation:

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Rewrite the second addend as follows:

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