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anonymous
 one year ago
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An ant has a length of approximately 7 × 10^ 3 meters and an anaconda has a length of approximately 6 x 10^0 meters. About how many times longer is the anaconda as compared to the ant?
anonymous
 one year ago
plz help i really need i will fan and medal. An ant has a length of approximately 7 × 10^ 3 meters and an anaconda has a length of approximately 6 x 10^0 meters. About how many times longer is the anaconda as compared to the ant?

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unimatix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Anything to the zero power is 1. So 6 x 10^0 is just 6 * 1.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so what the comparsion

unimatix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Then when you have 10^3 you just move the decimal place to the left 3 times.

unimatix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1443930737970:dw

unimatix
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1443930810767:dw

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4About how many times longer is the anaconda as compared to the ant? since we see times think about dividing anaconda's length by the ant's length

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so how would if figure out the comparison

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4I put anaconda on top because we want to know how many times longer the anaconda is compared to the other guy

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do i only divide the first numbers

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4there are two numbers the anaconda's length which is given by 6*10^0 and the ant's length which is given by 7*10^(3) you divide anaconda's length by ant's length

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4\[\frac{6 \cdot 10^{0}}{7 \cdot 10^{3}}\]

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4you could write as two separate fractions if you want though

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4\[\frac{6}{7} \cdot \frac{10^0}{10^{3}}\]

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4use law of exponents on the second fraction

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4do 6/7 for the first fraction

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes did i not do it right :(

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4actually you did 7/6 instead of 6/7

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4yep that is approximately correct \[\frac{6 \cdot 10^{0}}{7 \cdot 10^{3}} \\ =\frac{6}{7} \cdot \frac{10^{0}}{10^{3}} \\ =.857 \cdot 10^{0(3)}\] once you simplify that one exponent we have one more step

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how do i simplify the exponent

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4well 0(3) is the same 0+3... wait what is the goal put answer in scientific notation or decimal notation ?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0to find the comparison of the ant and the anaconda

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4so I guess it doesn't matter what form?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0put it in scientific form

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4anyways let's aim for scientific notation since there other numbers were in scientific notation but honestly have no clue what notation they want the answer in

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4\[\frac{6 \cdot 10^{0}}{7 \cdot 10^{3}} \\ =\frac{6}{7} \cdot \frac{10^{0}}{10^{3}} \\ =.857 \cdot 10^{0(3)}\] so you should see 0(3) is 3

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4\[=.857 \cdot 10^{3}\]

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4now this is not in scientific notation yet

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4we need the decimal in the first number to be between the 8 and 5

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so its .857. 10 to the power of tree

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4and no for it to be scientific notation we want one digit to the left of the decimal point for the first number that digit can be 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8, or 9 (or a negative version of those numbers)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can u help me with another one

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4\[.857 \cdot 10^{3} =8.57 \cdot 10^?\]

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4can you guess what the ? is

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4we we only moved the decimal once and we moved the decimal left so moving it once you will either have 3+1 or 31 the direction you move it in determines if it was the adding 1 or the subtract 1

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0o ok so i would be 2

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4\[.857 \cdot 10^{3} =8.75 \cdot 10^{1} \cdot 10^{3} =8.57 \cdot 10^{3+(1)} \\ =8.57 \cdot 10^{2}\] that is right and this answer is in scientific notation

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0by the way do u mind helping me with another one

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The total number of living humans on Earth was converted to scientific notation using an online calculator and was reported to be approximately 7.158 × 109. Write Earth's population as a single digit times an integer power of 10 and in standard form.

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4so it is looking for us to round 7.158 it seems

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4to the nearest integer

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4then tack on the 10^9 part

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4but then it also looks like it is asking another question

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4to write the number in standard form afterwards

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4so first step round 7.158 to the nearest integer

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0soo 7.000 times 10^9 the rewrite in standard form

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4right you don't need all of those zeros though

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok so just 7. or just 7

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4you can write any one of the following: 7.000000000000000000000 7.00000000000000 7.000000000 7.0000 7.00 7.0 7. 7 all of these are fine all of these say 7 I prefer just 7 (also I could have continued with this list :p)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ya i think 7 is easy

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4now what we are gonna do is right 7 then a bunch of zeros ... dw:1443932279973:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how would we write \[7\times 19^{9}\]

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4dw:1443932358026:dw

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4you need to go 8 more

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4we had 7*10^9 this is why we are counting 9 places to the right of where the decimal was in 7 or 7.

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4dw:1443932473230:dw you have 7 more spots to move

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0u said count each spot between the zero

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if the deicame was there all the way to the end is 11

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4we only need to go 9 spots

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4because we had 7*10^9

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4for example 7*10=70 7*10^2=700 7*10^3=7000 7*10^4=70000 7*10^5=700000 and so on...

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4dw:1443932712840:dw

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4so we did not need those other 2 zeros at the end

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4I just wrote 7 and a bunch of zeros then I counted 9 spots because we had 7*10^9

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0o ok that's how you write in standard form

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4yes so that number would be 7,000,000,000 if you want to put the commas there it is not necessary though

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0btw if you don't mind helping me with one more but only if you want to and thx for all the help

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The giant pandas at the zoo consume approximately 30 pounds of bamboo each day. If you were to collect data on the amount of bamboo consumed each month, which unit should you use to record your data? Explain.

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4what unit is it talking about?

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4I would assume you would use months... since you are recording the bamboo consumption each month :p

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4@Hero do you know what it is talking about here?

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4the weight unit would be pounds and the time units would be months

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what units are you talking about

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4but I don't know if that is what they are talking about

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i think its asking how man pound of bamboo the panda eats a month and he eats 30 pound a day

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0this is what it meant about uints Units of time are second, minute, hour, day, week, month, year and decade

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4well we see a day he eats about 30 pounds and a month contains about 30 days so in a month he can eat about 30*30 pounds which is 900 pounds you can still use pounds for the weight unit but I guess a better choice might be kilograms

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok so the panda eats 990 pound of bamboo each month

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4well if we assume he eats about 30 pounds each day and we know a month is about 30 days then in a month he can probably each about 30*30=900 pounds give or take depending on the month but the 900 part is a big number so you can use a different unit so we can work with smaller numbers

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0im confused am im using pounds or kilograms

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4I still don't get the question because you can go with either of those weight units... I don't understand why it is asking what units to use? It sounds odd to me.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0its ok if get it wrong i wont be problem just try what you think it is because right now im blanked out im so confused on what to do

Hero
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1At least for the first few months. And then after the numbers get two big, say after a year, then switch to more appropriate units.

Hero
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I would personally prefer to work with lbs as long as I could until the numbers get too large.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok thx for all the help and getting me to the answer
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