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MULTIPLE CHOICE, MEDAL AWARDED:) Astronomers measure large distances in light-years. One light-year is the distance that light can travel in one year, or approximately 5.88 × 10*12 miles. Suppose a star is 9.8 × 10^1 light-years from Earth. In scientific notation, approximately how many miles is it? A. 5.88 × 10^13 miles B. 5.76 × 10^14 miles C. 5.88 × 10^12 miles D. 9.8 × 10^12 miles

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  1. Zale101
    • 3 years ago
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    9.8x10^1 * (5.88x10^12 mi/1 light-years) = 5.76*10^14mi The answer is B Does that makes sense to u?

  2. lyzzy7
    • 3 years ago
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    lol i just figured it out, but thank you a lot:) would you mind checking out the question im about to post? :)

  3. Zale101
    • 3 years ago
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    Sure, why not.

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