Posted by **stephanie** on Saturday, February 23, 2008 at 9:18pm.

the bloodhound has 4.0*10^9 scent receptors in its nose. a typical human has 1.2*10^7 scent receptors.

how many time more scent receptors does a bloodhounds have than a human? round answer to the nearest whole number

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**Mr.Keith**, Saturday, February 23, 2008 at 9:22pm
The answer to this problem is 4. I got the answer 4.4444444444444444444 so I rounded to the nearest whole number so I recieved 4.

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**Mr.Quinn**, Saturday, February 23, 2008 at 9:24pm
I think the answer to this problem is 4 because you round down when you get 4.444444444444, but I think is uncorrect ma'm.

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**Damon**, Saturday, February 23, 2008 at 10:20pm
4*10^9

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1.2 * 10^7

is

400 * 10^7

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1.2 * 10^7

is

400/1.2

or

333 times as many

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