Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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Chapter 4 - Polynomials - 4.2 Negative Exponents and Scientific Notations - 4.2 Exercise Set: 12

Answer

positive power of 10

Work Step by Step

The mass of a pickup truck could be around 2500 kilograms. Each kilogram is equivalent to 1,000 grams. Since the mass of a pickup truck is a couple thousand kilograms, then the scientific notation that represents the mass of a pickup truck must involve a positive power of 10.
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