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# Express 0.0462 in standard form.

### Question

Express 0.0462 in standard form.

A) 0.462 × 10-1

B) 0.462 × 10-2

C) 4.62 × 10-1

D) 4.62 × 10-2

### Explanation:

0.0462 = 4.62 × 10-2

To write in standard forms, count the number of zeros before the first significant figures and raise to a negative power, putting the decimal after the first significant figure.

Note: if the first digit after the first significant figures then the digits are counted before the starting from the decimal backwards and 10 is raised to a positive power.

## Discussion (2)

• Nwaugo Emmanuella

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