# How do you calculate # (4 times 10 ^-3 )/(8 times 10^-7)#?

To calculate (4 times 10^-3)/(8 times 10^-7), you divide the numerator by the denominator, resulting in 5 times 10^3.

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As the question's format is of a particular style we should write our answer in the same format (scientific notation).

But written in scientific notation we need 5.0 and not 0.5

Putting it all together we have:

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See the entire solution process below:

First, reword this sentence as follows:

Now, simplify the 10s terms using this exponents rule:

Or

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