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: 62

Answer

Thus, Ellison exceeded Adelson's net worth by $16.2$ x $10^{9}$ dollars.

Work Step by Step

Larry Ellison's worth is 39.5 billion dollars while that of Sheldon Adelson's is 23.3. $$39.5-23.3 = 16.2$$ Thus, Ellison exceeded Adelson's net worth by $16.2$ x $10^{9}$ dollars.
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