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anonymous
 5 years ago
Gross domestic product (GDP) is a measure of the economic output of a country. The GDP of the United States was about 1.2 x 10^13 dollars in 2005. This is about 3 times the GDP in 1985. What was the U.S. GDP in 1985?
4 x 10^2
4 x 10^3
4 x 10^12
4 x 10^13
anonymous
 5 years ago
Gross domestic product (GDP) is a measure of the economic output of a country. The GDP of the United States was about 1.2 x 10^13 dollars in 2005. This is about 3 times the GDP in 1985. What was the U.S. GDP in 1985? 4 x 10^2 4 x 10^3 4 x 10^12 4 x 10^13

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JamesJ
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2\[ GDP_{1985} = \frac{1}{3} GDP_{2005} \] \[ = \frac{1}{3} (1.2 \times 10^{13}) \] \[ = \frac{1.2}{3} \times 10^{13} \] \[ = 0.4 \times 10^{13} \] Now which of the solutions is that equal to?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the bottom one thanks
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