Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Section 5.2 - More Work with Exponents and Scientific Notation - Exercise Set: 97

Answer

$2.0\times10^3 \text{ pounds per cubic feet}$

Work Step by Step

Using $D=\dfrac{M}{V}$ or the density of an object, then \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} D=\dfrac{M}{V} \\ D=\dfrac{500,000}{250} \\ D=2,000 .\end{array} In scientific notation, the density is $ 2.0\times10^3 \text{ pounds per cubic feet} .$
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