Evaluate: (2.4 \times 10^{-13})/(4 \times 10^5)

Expression: $\frac{ 2.4 \times {10}^{-13} }{ 4 \times {10}^{5} }$

Separate the fraction into $2$ fractions

$\frac{ 2.4 }{ 4 } \times \frac{ {10}^{-13} }{ {10}^{5} }$

Divide the numbers

$0.6 \times \frac{ {10}^{-13} }{ {10}^{5} }$

Divide the terms with the same base by subtracting their exponents

$0.6 \times {10}^{-13-5}$

Calculate the difference

$0.6 \times {10}^{-18}$

Write the number in scientific notation

$6 \times {10}^{-19}$