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Section ### Contemporary Mathematics for Busin...

8th Edition
Robert Brechner + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305585447
Textbook Problem

# According to the American Wind Energy Association, Texas has the highest operating wind capacity, 8,797 megawatts. Iowa is second with 3,053 megawatts capacity.a. Write each of these numbers in word form.b. Round each of these numbers to the nearest hundred.

(a)

To determine

The word form of the numbers 8,797 and 3,053.

Explanation

Given information:

The given numbers are 8,797 and 3,053.

Consider the provided numbers, 8,797 and 3,053

To write the number in the word form, start from the left, name the digits and the groups.

In the number 8,797, 8 belongs to thousands group and is at thousands place.

797 belongs to units group where 7 is at hundreds place, 9 is at tens place and 7 is at ones place

(b)

To determine

To calculate: The rounded form of 8,797 and 3,053 to the nearest hundred.

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