• anonymous
3. In 2002, Home Depot’s sales amounted to $58,200,000,000. In 2006, its sales were $90,800,000,000. a. Write Home Depot’s 2002 sales and 2006 sales in scientific notation. You can find the percent of growth in Home Depot’s sales from 2002 to 2006 by following these steps: • Find the increase in sales from 2002 to 2006. • Find what percent that increase is of the 2002 sales. b. What was the percent growth in Home Depot’s sales from 2002 to 2006? Do all your work by using scientific notation. The Home Depot, Inc. (2007, March 29). 2006 Annual Report. Retrieved from
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  • dumbcow
just count how many times you have to move the decimal point so there is only 1 digit to the left of it 2002: 5.82 X 10^10 2006: 9.08 X 10^10 Increase = (9.08 - 5.82) X 10^10 = 3.26 X 10^10
  • dumbcow
percent growth = 3.26/5.82 X 100% = 56%

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