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80 b. 122 c. 34 d. 26 4. a. Write 214,000,000,000 in scientific notation. b. 83 * 104 in standard notation. 5. A newly discovered binary star, Shuart 1, is located 185 light-years from Earth. One light-year is 9,460,000,000,000 kilometers. Express the distance to Shuart 1 in kilometers. Write the answer in scientific notation. 6. The human brain contains about 10,000,000,000 nerve cells. If the average cell contains about 200,000,000,000,000 molecules, determine the number of molecules in the nerve cells of the human brain.

Move the decimal point two places to the left, inserting placeholding zeros if needed. ) 3. Delete the % symbol. 6 Ever ything Is Relative 43 12. Write the following percents in decimal format. a. 75% b. 5% c. 200% d. 75% 13. Use the field goal statistics from the regular 2008–2009 NBA season to express each player’s relative performance as a ratio in verbal, fractional, decimal, and percent form. Round the decimal to the nearest hundredth. Get to the Points NUMBER OF FIELD GOALS MADE NUMBER OF FIELD GOALS ATTEMPTED D.

The base is 5 and the exponent is 3. Note that the exponent indicates how many times the base is written as a factor. ” When a power (also known as an exponential expression) is contained in an expression, it is evaluated before any multiplication or division. 3 13 Procedure Order of operations convention for evaluating arithmetic expressions containing parentheses, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and exponentiation: Before performing any operations outside parentheses, first perform all operations contained within parentheses.

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