Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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

Chapter 2 - Section 2.3 - Formulas and Problem Solving - Exercise Set: 69



Work Step by Step

We are given that Saturn is 886.1 million miles from the sun. We are also told that AU is the average distance between Earth and the sun, or 92.9 million miles. Therefore, we can divide Saturn's distance from the sun by 92.9 million miles in order to calculate Saturn's AU from the sun. $\frac{886.1}{92.9}=9.538$
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