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The mass of Jupiter is about 1.03 x 10^23 metric tons. The mass of the sun is about 1.998 x 10^27 metric tons. About how many times the mass of Jupiter is the mass of the sun? Give your answer in scientific notation

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    (Mass of Sun)/(Mass of Jupiter)--->(1.998E27)/(1.03E23)=1.939805E4 So Sun is 1.939805E4 Jupiter Masses or 1.939805E4 more massive than jupiter. ****E is another way of saying to the power of 10**

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    E means "10 to the power of"

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