Friday

September 19, 2014

September 19, 2014

Posted by **Goldi** on Saturday, January 7, 2012 at 2:09am.

a. Write Home Depot’s 2002 sales and 2006 sales in scientific notation.

You can find the percent of growth in Home Depot’s sales from 2002 to 2006 by following these steps:

• Find the increase in sales from 2002 to 2006.

• Find what percent that increase is of the 2002 sales.

b. What was the percent growth in Home Depot’s sales from 2002 to 2006? Do all your work by using scientific notation.

- Math 117 -
**Steve**, Saturday, January 7, 2012 at 4:15ama)

count the zeroes:

58,200,00,00 = 582x10^8 = 5.82x10^10

90,800,00,00 = 9.08x1010

b)

increase = 9.08-5.82 = 3.26x10^10

3.26/5.82 = 56%

You can fill in the powers of 10 as needed.

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

Algebra - 1.In 2002, Home Depot’s sales amounted to $58,200,000,000. In 2006, ...

Algebra - 3. In 2002, Home Depot’s sales amounted to $58,200,000,000. In 2006, ...

Polynomials - 3. In 2002, Home Depot’s sales amounted to $58,200,000,000. In ...

ALGEBRA - HELP PLZ !!!! - 2. The break even values for a profit model are the ...

algebra - Write Home Depot’s 2002 sales and 2006 sales in scientific notation. ...

Math - In 2002 Home depos saes amounted to 58200000000. In 2006, its sales were ...

Algebra - The costs of doing business for a company can be found by adding fixed...

Algebra II - What was the percent growth in Home Depot's sales from 2002 to 2006...

math - 1. In this problem, we analyze the profit found for sales of decorative ...

Math - 1. In this problem, we analyze the profit found for sales of decorative ...