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  • 4 years ago

Rhode Island is the smalles state in the United States. Its land area is about 2.9x10^10 square feet. Alaska, the largest state, is about 5.5x10^2 times as large as Rhode Island. What is the land area of Alaska in square feet? Write your answer in scientific notation

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  1. bahrom7893
    • 4 years ago
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    5.5*10^2*2.9*10^10

  2. bahrom7893
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    = 15.95 * 10^12 = 1.6 * 10^13

  3. campbell_st
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    multiply the 2 numbers ( 2.9x10^10)x(5.5 x 10^2) looks like 1.15 x 10^13 at a rough guess.

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