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Simple Clarification needed

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I need to write this in scientific notation:

(6.67x10^-11)(5.97x10^24)
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( 6.38x10^6)^2

Is
6.24x10^17 right?
 

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I need to write this in scientific notation:

(6.67x10^-11)(5.97x10^24)
________________________
( 6.38x10^6)^2

Is
6.24x10^17 right?
Not correct.

Please, explain your workings.
 
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I did the following:
First took all the numbers, with the x10^# and solved it to 6.24
Now I did the same to the x10^# and got 10^17
 
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I figured out the exponents to be x10^1
But cant get the number right
 
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I figured out the exponents to be x10^1
But cant get the number right
Did you square 6.38×106 in the denominator?

It looks as if you didn't.
 
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Ok thank you, I figured it out 9.78x10^0 which is the answer
 

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