Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 5 - Section 5.1 - Exponents and Scientific Notation - Exercise Set: 110

Answer

$7.22455\times10^{7}$ dollars

Work Step by Step

We are given that the payroll of the Green Bay Packers was approximately $72,245,500$ dollars. Step 1: To write this number in scientific notation, we move the decimal point to the left until the original number is 7.22455. Step 2: Since the original number was greater than 10, we moved the decimal by 7 positive places. In other words, we will raise 10 to a power of 7. Now, we write the product of the two numbers found in Step 1 and Step 2. $7.22455\times10^{7}$ dollars
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