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If you try to compute (3.14  * 10^87)^117 using most hand-held calculators, you’ll most likely get an ‘overflow’ error. It is possible, however, to use the calculator in combination with the properties of exponents to compute this number. Using properties of exponents, we get:       (3.14 * 10^87)^117

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