Posted by **Jordan** on Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 9:11pm.

The moon is about 240.000 miles from Earth. What is this distance written as a whole number multiplied by the power of ten?

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**Danny Pham**, Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 11:29pm
How long does the retraction of the moon from the earth?

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**PsyDAG**, Friday, September 14, 2012 at 12:35am
2.4 * 10^5

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**PsyDAG**, Friday, September 14, 2012 at 12:37am
First, if you have a question, it is much better to put it in as a separate post in <Post a New Question> rather than attaching it to a previous question, where it is more likely to be overlooked.

http://yellowmagpie.com/about-the-moon-vital-in-the-creation-and-preservation-of-life-on-earth/

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**Steve**, Friday, September 14, 2012 at 10:21am
the answer as given is the correct scientific notation, but the question wanted a whole number times a power of ten.

That would be 24*10^4

My guess is that the real exercise does not specify a whole number, but a number n such that 1.0 <= n < 10.0

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**shaniy**, Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:29pm
I don't no can u help me

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**Charlie **, Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 5:14pm
The moon is about 240.000 miles from earth. What is this distance written as a whole number multiplied by a power of ten

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**Noah**, Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 3:48pm
what is dis answer

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**Cc**, Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 5:27pm
10

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