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.

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

college Math Word Problem  Reiny, Sunday, October 5, 2008 at 4:10pm
Simple division problem
1.998x10^27/(8.7x10^22)
= 2.3 x 10^4

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