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  • one year ago

The distances in space are measured in light-years. The distance from Earth to a star is 5.9 × 1013 kilometers. What is the distance, in light-years, from Earth to the star (1 light-year = 9.46 × 1012 kilometers)?

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    please help will give medal and fan

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Well so you want to find the answer to 9.46 x 1012 and 5.9 x 1013

  3. MrNood
    • one year ago
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    you need to divide the distance to the star by th edistance of a light year: \[\frac{ 5.9 \times 10^{13} }{9.46 \times 10^{12} }\]

  4. MrNood
    • one year ago
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    @jackmullen10 those are exponents, not multiplications

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    My bad

  6. MrNood
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    @olivia so - are you going to do that division?

  7. MrNood
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    it can be written as \[\frac{ 5.9 }{ 9.46 } \times \frac{ 10^{13} }{ 10^{12}}\]

  8. MrNood
    • one year ago
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    so please leave this for the asker to finish.......

  9. anonymous
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    yes sorry I was on the phone with a teacher im solving it now @MrNood

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