Posted by **Matt** on Sunday, October 5, 2008 at 3:54pm.

The mass of Uranus is about 8.7x10^22 metric tons. The mass of the sun is about 1.998x10^27 metric tons. About how many times the mass of Uranus is the mass of the sun? Give your answer in scientific notation.

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**bobpursley**, Sunday, October 5, 2008 at 4:05pm
I will be happy to critique your thinking.

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**Reiny**, Sunday, October 5, 2008 at 4:10pm
Simple division problem

1.998x10^27/(8.7x10^22)

= 2.3 x 10^4

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**Shonte**, Saturday, April 24, 2010 at 3:41am
The correct answer to this problem is 2.297 x 10^4

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