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29 August, 07:31

The distance from Earth to the moon is 384,400 kilometers. What is this distance expressed in scientific notation?

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  1. 29 August, 07:44
    3.844x10 (with an exponent of) 5
  2. 29 August, 09:15
    For scientific notation, N has to be greater than or equal to 1, and less than 10. So start at the right and move the decimal over until you accomplish this.

    N = the number of places you have moved the decimal.

    Therefore your answer should be 3.84 x 10^8.
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