## Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

Published by Pearson

# Chapter 1 - Whole Numbers - 1.2 Adding Whole Numbers - 1.2 Exercises - Page 21: 89

#### Answer

$77,762$

#### Work Step by Step

Given the numbers $7, 6, 2$ we will use each digit at least one time to write the largest five-digit number. The largest digit is $7$. We will place the largest digit ($7$) in the largest valued column (ten-thousands). Next, we will place the largest digit ($7$) in the second largest valued column (thousands). Next, we will place the largest digit ($7$) in the third largest valued column (hundreds). Next we will place the second largest digit ($6$) in the fourth largest valued column (tens). Finally, we will place the third largest digit ($2$) in the fifth largest valued column (ones). $77762$ Separate each group of three digits with a comma. $77,762$

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.