Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 7 - Exponents and Exponential Functions - 7-2 Multiplying Powers With the Same Base - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 429: 20


There are 2.65$\times$$10^{11}$ white blood cells in a 140 pound human body.

Work Step by Step

To solve this we will use dimensional analysis 140 lb $\times$ $\frac{2.7\times10^{4}microliter}{1 lb}$ $\times$ $\frac{7\times10^{4} whitebloodcells}{1 micro liter}$ = 2.65$\times$$10^{11}$ white blood cells
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