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To multiply m x 10a by n x 10b:

multiply the numbers (m x n)

add the powers (a + b)

(m x 10a) x (n x 10b) = mn x 10a+b

To divide m x 10a by n x 10b:

divide the numbers (m / n)

subtract the powers (a - b)

(m x 10a) / (n x 10b) = m/n x 10a-b

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