Posted by **Sharon** on Wednesday, September 1, 2010 at 12:26pm.

3. 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.

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**SraJMcGin**, Wednesday, September 1, 2010 at 1:21pm
You might try here for some assistance:

http://search.yahoo.com/search?fr=mcafee&p=how+to+write+sales+in+scientific+notation

Sra

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**MathMate**, Wednesday, September 1, 2010 at 2:57pm
For $58,200,000,000., move the decimal point to the left until it is to the right of the first non-zero digit (5). Multiply by 10 raised to the power of the number of digits moved (10). So the answer is

5.82*10^{10}

I will leave you to do the second one. Post your answer for checking if you wish.

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