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December 11th, 2018, 08:00 AM   #1
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Question Why does 0.2^4=0.0016 ?

Where do the extra zeros come from
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December 11th, 2018, 08:16 AM   #2
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note $0.2 = 2 \times 10^{-1}$

$(2 \times 10^{-1})^4 = 2^4 \cdot (10^{-1})^4 = 16 \times 10^{-4} = 0.0016$

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