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  • 5 years ago

What's 8.10% of 3.00x10^8 I have tried it, got 2.43 x 10^7 and have been told that's wrong

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  1. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    When you take percent of something you are actually multiplying by that number then deviding 100 For example 2% of 10 10 * 2/100

  2. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    yes, your answer is correct, you were told you were wrong by whom?

  3. anonymous
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    My lovely homework site where I have to submit my work. Maybe it's how I'm typing it in.

  4. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    Is sig-Fig correct?

  5. anonymous
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    significant figures

  6. anonymous
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    Ah yes, I forgot about sig figs. I'll check that out. : ) Thanks for the reminder.

  7. anonymous
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    oh, i see your mistake.

  8. anonymous
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    its not 10^8, i think you miscounted your zeros

  9. anonymous
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    the extended number is : 2430000000

  10. anonymous
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    so it's 10^9

  11. anonymous
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    2.43 x 10^9

  12. anonymous
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    The zeros and the sig figs always seem to get me. Thanks for showing me what I did wrong, I appreciate it.

  13. anonymous
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    no problem, i told you i was right, i counted the freaking zeros wrong. lol im glad i double checked. ALWAYS double check

  14. anonymous
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    i told you you* were right,

  15. anonymous
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    Did your homework page took it?

  16. anonymous
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    Yep, it worked out in the in. : ) A combo of the wrong number of zeros and sig figs was it. Thank you mathfreak and imranmeah. : )

  17. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    no problem , any time:DD

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