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Faman39

  • 2 years ago

I dont understand, way of solving this problem. The average distance from the Earth to the Moon is approximately 238,000 miles. How many miles did an astronaut travel if she went from the earth to the moon and back? Write the answer in scientific notation.

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  1. skullpatrol
    • 2 years ago
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    Any ideas?

  2. Faman39
    • 2 years ago
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    Yeah, my instructor told me how to solve but i dont understand, why? It need to be solve like this, whats the reason?

  3. hba
    • 2 years ago
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    What do you mean by like this ? Can you tell us what you understand.

  4. Faman39
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    I was told divide it, but i dont know with what and why?

  5. skullpatrol
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    If the store was 2 miles away and you walked there and back, how far would you have walked?

  6. Faman39
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    2 times?

  7. hba
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    Yeah so what will it be ?

  8. hba
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    The same goes with your ques.

  9. skullpatrol
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    2 times what?

  10. Faman39
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    238000

  11. Faman39
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    but are we going to divide it or no?

  12. skullpatrol
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    Why would you divide?

  13. skullpatrol
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    You want the total distance, right?

  14. hba
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    So what is the total distance travelled in your actual question ?

  15. skullpatrol
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    How many miles did an astronaut travel if she went from the earth to the moon and back?

  16. Faman39
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    Yeah, gosh i didnt figure out that. I really bad to understand this kind of question.

  17. Faman39
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    4.75 * 10^5

  18. hba
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    ^ No this is wrong

  19. Faman39
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    i thought, i have to multiply

  20. hba
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    @faman39 What is the total distance ?

  21. hba
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    Tell me without scientific notation.

  22. Faman39
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    yep 476000

  23. hba
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    @frogs29 Is your name faman ?

  24. Faman39
    • 2 years ago
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    No, you know my name, i just erased from my profile info

  25. hba
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    |dw:1358428192304:dw|

  26. Faman39
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    Lol, i was writing that, you didnt help me

  27. hba
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    @frogs29 You are not helping, You are giving direct answers. which is not allowed. Please check the CoC-http://openstudy.com/code-of-conduct

  28. Faman39
    • 2 years ago
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    But thank you so so much everyone for helping! :) I really appreciate all of you to come here and helping me, thanks alot! :)

  29. hba
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    Welcome :)

  30. skullpatrol
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    np

  31. Faman39
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    :) you all are really amazing, thanks again guys

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