Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-894-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-894-3

Chapter 1 - Section 1.7 - Scientific Notation - Exercise Set - Page 90: 61

Answer

Christy Walton's worth exceeded that of Zuckerberg by $13$ x $10^{9}$ dollars.

Work Step by Step

Based on the graph, Christy Walton is worth $26.5$ billion dollars. In the same year, Mark Zuckerberg is worth $13.5$ billion dollars. Hence, $26.5$ - $13.5$ = $13$ billion dollars Since $10^{9}$ is equivalent to 1 billion, then Christy Walton's worth exceeded that of Zuckerberg by $13$ x $10^{9}$ dollars.
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