Posted by Kim on Sunday, January 20, 2008 at 3:18pm.
1.In 2002, Home Depot’s sales amounted to $58,200,000,000. In 2006, its sales were $90,800,000,000.
a.Write Home Depot’s 2002 sales and 2006 sales in scientific notation.
2002: 5.82 x 10^10
2006: 9.08 x 10^10
You can find the percent of growth in Home Depot’s sales from 2002 to 2006, follow these steps:
•Find the increase in sales from 2002 to 2006.
3.26 x 10^10
•Find what percent that increase is of the 2002 sales.
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b.What was the percent growth in Home Depot’s sales from 2002 to 2006? Do all your work by using scientific notation.
How would I complete this?

Algebra  Adrien, Sunday, January 20, 2008 at 3:28pm
So the percentage is x/100 so here it would be x/9.08, x being 5.82.
Thus 5.82/9.08 = 0.641 = 64.1%
To verify that, if you wish, you can do 9.08 x 0.641 = 5.82.

Algebra  Kim, Sunday, January 20, 2008 at 3:54pm
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