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December 22, 2014

Posted by **brad** on Friday, March 20, 2009 at 9:33pm.

A company produced 2,600,000 small appliances in one year and made a profit of $6,690,000. What was the profit on each appliance?

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**Reiny**, Friday, March 20, 2009 at 10:23pm$6,690,000/2600000 = $2.57 per appliance.

I don't see why you would want to express $2.57 in scientific notation.

2.57 x 10^1 looks just plain silly.

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**Reiny**, Friday, March 20, 2009 at 10:42pmactually 2.57 x 10^1

should read

2.57 x 10^0

I guess I was concentrating so much on the silly answer that I messed up my typing.

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