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6th Edition
Stewart + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780840068071

Solutions

Chapter 1.2, Problem 77E

a)

To determine

To write: the number 69,300,000 in scientific notation.

Expert Solution

Answer to Problem 77E

  69,300,000=6.93×107

Explanation of Solution

Given information:

Given number

  69,300,000

Concept used:

Scientific notation:

A notation in which a given quantity can be expressed as a number with significant digits required for a specified degree of accuracy and multiplied by 10 to the appropriate power.

Calculation:

Consider the given number.

  69,300,000

So, the number can be expressed in scientific notation as

  69,300,000=6.93×10000000=6.93×107

Hence, 69,300,000=6.93×107 .

b)

To determine

To write: the number 7,200,000,000,000 in scientific notation.

Expert Solution

Answer to Problem 77E

  7,200,000,000,000=7.2×1012

Explanation of Solution

Given information:

Given number

  7,200,000,000,000

Concept used:

Scientific notation:

A notation in which a given quantity can be expressed as a number with significant digits required for a specified degree of accuracy and multiplied by 10 to the appropriate power.

Calculation:

Consider the given number.

  7,200,000,000,000

So, the number can be expressed in scientific notation as

  7,200,000,000,000=7.2×1000000000000=7.2×1012

Hence, 7,200,000,000,000=7.2×1012 .

c)

To determine

To write: the number 0.000028536 in scientific notation.

Expert Solution

Answer to Problem 77E

  0.000028536=2.8356×105

Explanation of Solution

Given information:

Given number

  0.000028536

Concept used:

Scientific notation:

A notation in which a given quantity can be expressed as a number with significant digits required for a specified degree of accuracy and multiplied by 10 to the appropriate power.

Calculation:

Consider the given number.

  0.000028536

So, the number can be expressed in scientific notation as

  0.000028536=2.8536÷100000=2.8536÷105=2.8356×105

Hence, 0.000028536=2.8356×105 .

d)

To determine

To write: the number 0.0001213 in scientific notation.

Expert Solution

Answer to Problem 77E

  0.0001213=1.213×104

Explanation of Solution

Given information:

Given number

  0.0001213

Concept used:

Scientific notation:

A notation in which a given quantity can be expressed as a number with significant digits required for a specified degree of accuracy and multiplied by 10 to the appropriate power.

Calculation:

Consider the given number.

  0.0001213

So, the number can be expressed in scientific notation as

  0.0001213=1.213÷10000=1.213÷104=1.213×104

Hence, 0.0001213=1.213×104 .

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