Question from Alta, a parent:

The prime factorization of 1000 is 2 cubed times 5 cubed. How do you write the prime factorization of one billion using exponents?

Alta,

1,000 = 10 × 10 × 10 = (2 × 5) × (2 × 5) × (2 × 5) = 2^{3} × 5^{3}

1,000,000,000 = ??

Penny