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Algebra 2
saturn is approximately 1.4 x10^9 kilometers from the Sun. If light travels at approximately 3.0 x 10^5 kilometers per second, how long does it take light from the Sun to reach Saturn? Express your answer in scientific notation.
July 6, 2008 by Mary

Algebra II
The problem states: Saturn is approximately 1.4x 10 to the 9th power kilometers from the Sun. If light travels at approx. 3.0 x 10 to the 5th power kilometers per second, how long does it take light from the Sun to reach Saturn? Express your answer in scientific notation. The ...
February 3, 2008 by Lucy

astronomy
1. The radius of the Sun is 7 X 10^5 kilometers. Use powers of ten to show that the Sun's radius is about 100 times the Earth's radius. 2. Given that an astronomical unit is 1.5 X 10^8 kilometers and a light-year is about 10^13 kilometers, how many AU are in a light-year? 1 x ...
April 3, 2007 by John

pre-algebra
A) light travels at approximately 186,000 miles per second. approximately how far will it travel in 1 minute? express your answer in scientific notation B) the sun is approximately 93,000,000 miles from the earth. about how long does it take light to travel from the sun to the...
November 13, 2008 by Extra homework

my pre-algebra questions
A) light travels at approximately 186,000 miles per second. approximately how far will it travel in 1 minute? express your answer in scientific notation B) the sun is approximately 93,000,000 miles from the earth. about how long does it take light to travel from the sun to the...
November 13, 2008 by NObody answers

8th grade
A) light travels at approximately 186,000 miles per second. approximately how far will it travel in 1 minute? express your answer in scientific notation B) the sun is approximately 93,000,000 miles from the earth. about how long does it take light to travel from the sun to the...
November 13, 2008 by 8th grade

scientific notation?
A) light travels at approximately 186,000 miles per second. approximately how far will it travel in 1 minute? express your answer in scientific notation B) the sun is approximately 93,000,000 miles from the earth. about how long does it take light to travel from the sun to the...
November 13, 2008 by 8th grade

3
t= 5.79 (a) There are approximately 1609 meters per mile. If the sun is 93 million miles away, how far is the sun in kilometers to two significant figures.
September 11, 2014 by joe

math
Phil is making a 40-kilometer canoe trip. If he travels at 30 kilometers per hour for the first 10 kilometers, and then at 15 kilometers per hour for the rest of the trip, how many minutes more will it take him then if he travels the entire trip at 20 kilometers per hour?
January 12, 2013 by Larry

math
Phil is making a 40-kilometer canoe trip. If he travels at 30 kilometers per hour for the first 10 kilometers, and then at 15 kilometers per hour for the rest of the trip, how many minutes more will it take him then if he travels the entire trip at 20 kilometers per hour?
January 12, 2013 by Larry

math
Phil is making a 40-kilometer canoe trip. If he travels at 30 kilometers per hour for the first 10 kilometers, and then at 15 kilometers per hour for the rest of the trip, how many minutes more will it take him then if he travels the entire trip at 20 kilometers per hour?
January 12, 2013 by Larry

math
Phil is making a 40-kilometer canoe trip. If he travels at 30 kilometers per hour for the first 10 kilometers, and then at 15 kilometers per hour for the rest of the trip, how many minutes more will it take him then if he travels the entire trip at 20 kilometers per hour?
January 13, 2013 by Larry

Math
The Pioneer 10 spacecraft passed the planet Jupiter on December 12, 1973, and exited the solar system on June 14, 1983. The craft traveled from Mars to Jupiter, a distance of approximately 1 billion kilometers, in one year and nine months. a.Calculate the approximate speed of ...
November 17, 2013 by Aubrey

Geometry
A satellite has-recently been placed in a nearly circular orbit 2000 kilometers above the earth’s surface. Given that the radius of the earth is approximately 6400 kilometers and that the satellite completes its orbit in 12 hours, calculate the speed of the satellite in ...
May 17, 2011 by Keenan

algebra
1)Simplify:(3x^0y^-4)(2x^2y)^3 answer=6x^6 over y 2)Simplify:2x^2y^5z^-4 over 8x^6yz^3 answer= y^4 over 4x^4z 3)Saturn is 1.4 x 10^9 kilometers away from the sun. If light travels 3.0 x 10^4 km per second,how long does it take light from the sun to reach saturn? Express the ...
August 1, 2007 by erin

3
An astronomy student is studying the sun. While monitoring her equipment, she observes a solar flare. She then observes the reflection of the solar flare off of a passing satellite and with her equipment she is able to determine that the reflected light arrives from the ...
September 11, 2014 by joe

Math
Two airplanes leave St. Louis at the same time and fly in opposite directions. If one travels at 500 kilometers per hour, and the other at 600 kilometers per hour, how long will it take for them to be 1925 kilometers apart?
October 29, 2013 by Miah

Math
Two airplanes leave St. Louis at the same time and fly in opposite directions. If one travels at 500 kilometers per hour, and the other at 600 kilometers per hour, how long will it take for them to be 1925 kilometers apart?
October 29, 2013 by Miah

math
when the temperature is 68 degrees F, the speed of sound in the air is approximately 343 meters per second. Approximately how many kilometers does sound travel in five seconds
May 13, 2014 by I NEED HELP FAST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

math
two horses gallop off in the sam direction. Trigger travels25 kilometers per hour. Silver travels 30 kilometers per hour. How long before the horses are 3 kilometers apart?
November 21, 2011 by jordan

science question?
can someone explain this to me? When the temperature is 68°F, the speed of sound in air is approximately 343 meters per second. Approximately how many kilometers does sound travel in five seconds?
April 2, 2014 by matt

math 7th
When the temperature is 68°F, the speed of sound in air is approximately 343 meters per second. Approximately how many kilometers does sound travel in five seconds? Can some one help with the steps?
April 24, 2013 by Chris

Chemistry
Light travels at a speed of 3.00 times 10^10 cm/s. What is the speed of light in kilometers/hour?
February 21, 2014 by Kelsi

Math
Atmospheric pressure changes as you rise above earth's surface. At an altitude of h kilometers, where 0<h<80, the pressure P is newtons per square centimeter is approximately modeled by the function P(h)=10.31e^(-0.116h). What is the approximate pressure at 50 kilometers...
November 8, 2011 by Dawn

math
Samantha’s speedometer reads in kilometers per hour. If the legal speed limit is 55 mi/h, how fast can she drive? How should I set this up? 160 kilometers per hour is 100 miles 55 miles is 88 kilometers. Here in New Zealand we are in kilometers
May 28, 2007 by Ron

Math/Algebra
Delivery company charges $10 plus 40˘ per kilometer or part of a kilometer. Find the cost for a trip of: a.5 kilometers b.7.5 kilometers c.3.2 kilometers d.Graph the ordered pairs (kilometers, cost). Is this a function?
January 29, 2014 by Judy Conrad

Ed
In a AAA map of Ohio, 1 inch equals approximately 10 miles or 18 kilometers. If the distance on the map between Paulding and Eaton is 9.8 inches, how many kilometers is it between the two towns.
January 12, 2010 by Lisa

Math
In a AAA map of Ohio, 1 inch equals approximately 10 miles or 18 kilometers. If the distance on the map between Paulding and Eaton is 9.8 inches, how many kilometers is it between the two towns?
April 21, 2010 by Lisa

Math
In a AAA map of Ohio, 1 inch equals approximately 10 miles or 18 kilometers. If the distance on the map between Pauling and Eaton is 9.8 inches, how many kilometers is it between the two towns?
November 11, 2013 by Brittany

math
Andrea made a car trip of 440 Kilometers. She averaged 54 Kilometers per hour for the frst part of the trip and 80 kilometers per hour for the secound part. If the total trip took 6 hours, how long was she traveling at 80 kilometers per hour?
February 23, 2012 by mercy

MATH
Andrea made a car trip of 440 Kilometers. She averaged 54 Kilometers per hour for the frst part of the trip and 80 kilometers per hour for the secound part. If the total trip took 6 hours, how long was she traveling at 80 kilometers per hour?
February 23, 2012 by mercy

algebra word problem
The mass of Saturn is about 5.688 10^23 metric tons. The mass of the sun is about 1.998 x 10^27 metric tons. About how many times the mass of Saturn is the mass of the sun? Give answer in scientific notation. The mass of the sun is about ----- times the mass of Saturn. COULD ...
December 4, 2008 by pj

physics
a 50 kg person is standing on mercury. mercury's mass is .0553 times the earths mass and has a radius of 2439 kilometers a. what is the persons weight on saturn b. what is the persons mass on saturn how do i solve this, i dont need the answers, just an explanation
November 14, 2008 by kim

math
light from the sun takes approximately 8 minutes to reach earth. If the light travels at a speed of 3 x 10 raised to 8 meters / second, calculate to 3 significant figures the distance from the sun to the earth
September 29, 2013 by chetan

math
Saturn is 6 times further from the Sun than Mars. Define a variable and write and expression for the distance of Saturn from the Sun.
September 8, 2010 by Tammy

Science
Earth travels around the sun at a spreed of 30,000 meters per second. Express this in kilometers per hour.
May 15, 2014 by Phillip

math
Saturn is 6 times further from the Sun than Mars. Define a variable and write and expression for the distance of Saturn from the Sun. Not the same person
September 8, 2010 by James

Math
a bus travels 240 kilometers at 60 kph and then returns at 40 kph.. what is the average speed in kilometers per hour for the round trip?
August 13, 2013 by Mae

Math
The earth is approximately a sphere. It's diameter is about 12730km. Water covers approximately 66% of the earths surface. How many square kilometers of land covers the earths?
August 31, 2012 by Danielle

Pre algebra
A cyclist rides her bike at a speed of kilometers per hour. What is this speed in kilometers per minute? How many kilometers will the cyclist travel in minutes? Do not round your answers.
April 26, 2014 by David

algebra 2
The mass of Saturn is about 5.688 10^23 metric tons. The mass of the sun is about 1.998 x 10^27 metric tons. About how many times the mass of Saturn is the mass of the sun? Give answer in scientific notation. The mass of the sun is about ----- times the mass of Saturn.
June 13, 2010 by at

physics
Its 80 kilometers from point A to point B. Someone travels at an average speed of 40 kilometers per day and takes a negligible amount of time at point B to turn around to head back to point A. At what average speed must the person travel back to point A so that for the entire ...
January 29, 2012 by Anonymous

math
One mile is equal to: A} 1.61 kilometers B} 3.52 kilometers C} 0.91 kilometers D} 2.34 kilometers
February 13, 2010 by matty

radio message
The nearest star beyond the sun is Alpha Centauri, 4.2 x 1016 meters away. If we received a radio message from the star today, how long ago would it have been sent? The distance that light travels in a vacuum in one year, approximately 9.46 trillion (9.46 × 1012) kilometers ...
June 28, 2005 by Jarrad Schomaker

chemistry
Light travels at a speed of 3.00 * 10 to the power of 10 cm/sec. What is the speed of light in Kilometers per hour?
April 27, 2008 by tina

Math
Two planes started at the same time from two airports that are 3600 kilometers apart and flew toward each other. One plane flew at 792 kilometers and the other flew at 888 kilometers per hour. In how many hours were the planes still 240 kilometers part?
October 22, 2009 by Keanu

Geometry
11-1 Lines that Intersect Circles 15. Olympus Mons's peak rises 25 kilometers above the surface of the planet Mars. The diameter of Mars is approximately 6,794 kilometers. What is the distance from the peak of Olympus Mons to the horizon to the nearest kilometer?
March 19, 2012 by Ariel

calculus
At noon, you and I start at the same place, and then you head east at a speed of 5 kilometers per hour, and I head north at a speed of 4 kilometers per hour. After two hours, how fast are we moving apart, in kilometers per hour?
February 23, 2013 by lisa

MATH ANALYSIS
How do i do this? According to Kepler's Laws, planets have elliptical orbits, with the sun at one of the foci. The farthest Pluto gets from the sun is 7.4 billion kilometers. The closest it gets to the sun is 4.4 billion kilometers. Find the equation of the orbit of Pluto.
December 7, 2009 by anonymous

Math
A woman rides her bicycle from her house to and from a lake. It takes her 1 1/2 hours to ride to the lake and 1 3/4 hours to ride back. She rides downhill at 12 kilometers per hour, on level ground at 8 kilometers per hour, and uphill at 6 kilometers per hour. What is the ...
May 7, 2013 by Bob

Algebra
1. A car travels 20 kilometers per hour faster than a second car. The first car covers 180 kilometers in the same time the second covers 135 kilometers. What is the average speed of each car? 2. The tens' digit of a two-digit number is one more than its units' digit. If the ...
October 11, 2011 by cassie

GPH111
On a map with a scale of 1:50,000, a measured distance of 7.5 centimeters represents an actual distance of :_____ kilometers Do I just times this to get 375,000 kilometers?
March 9, 2012 by Jazmyne

algebra II
The Chunnel connects the United Kingdom and France by a railway tunnel under the English Channel. The British started tunneling 2.5 months before the French and averaged 0.63 Kilometer per month. The French averaged 0.47 kilometer per month. When the two sides met, they had ...
August 26, 2008 by Ashley

statistics
A construction zone on Kings Road has a posted speed of 45 kilometers per hour. The speeds of vehicle passing through this construction zone are normally distributed with a mean of 46 kilometers per hour and a standard deviation of 4 kilometers per hour. Find the percentage ...
May 11, 2012 by Nesa

algebra
David walked 19 kilometers. The first part of the walk was at 5kph and the rest at 3kph. he would have covered 2 kilometers less if he had reversed the rates, that is, if he had walked at 3kph and at 5kph for the same times that he actually walked at 5kph and 3kph, ...
December 7, 2008 by jackie

statistics
It is claimed that an automobile is driven on the average more than 20,000 kilometers per year. Random sample of 10 automobile owners are asked to keep a record of the kilometers they travel. If the sample mean and standard deviation of automobile driven are found to be 23,500...
June 3, 2011 by Ali

trigo
An airplane travels on a bearing of 245 degrees at an airspeed of 200 kilometers per hour while a wind is blowing 50 kilometers per hour from 140 degrees. Find the ground speed of the airplane and the direction of its track, or course, over the ground.
September 16, 2014 by thomas

math
An observer is located on the ground 6 kilometers from the point where a space shuttle is launched (vertically). When the shuttle is 8 kilometers high, it is travelling at 500 kilometers per hour. Determine, for that moment, the rate at which the distance between the observer ...
April 26, 2013 by Thien Nguyen

ALGEBRA
If traveling at r kilometers per hour for t hours, a driver will travel rt kilometers. How far will Danny travel in 4 hours at a speed of 99 kilometers per hour?
September 17, 2009 by ggift

Math
Traveling at r kilometers per hour for t hours, a driver will travel rt kilometers. How far will Danny travel in 3 hours at a speed of 51 kilometers per hour?
February 17, 2012 by Andrew12

Math
A boat moves 7 kilometers upstream in the same amount of time it moves 17 kilometers downstream. If the rate of the current is 9 kilometers per hour, find the rate of the boat in still water.
May 4, 2011 by Andrew

math
How many kilometers can light travel in 1 year? How many kilometers can light travel in 365.25 days? Show me Thank You
February 1, 2012 by glenn help help help

Statistics
A random sample of 16 mid-sized cars tested for fuel consumption gave a mean of 26.4 kilometers per liter with a standard deviation of 2.3 kilometers per liter. i) Assuming that the kilometers per liter given by all mid-sized cars have a normal distribution, find a 99% ...
May 11, 2012 by Nesa

5th grade
one light year is about 9 trillion kilometers . arctus is a star that is 37 light years from earth.if you are 11 years old now,how old will you be when light that is leaving arcturus today reaches earth. how far in kilometers willit have traveled .sow your work.
April 25, 2010 by cheyenne

astrophysics
1) Every second the Sun outputs 3.90* 10^26 Joules of energy. Power is energy output per unit time and is given in units of Watts (W) where 1 W = 1 Joule per second. The Sun's power output is therefore 3.90*10^26 Watts. This is called the solar luminosity. As this energy ...
November 24, 2009 by Easha

astrophysics
1) Every second the Sun outputs 3.90* 10^26 Joules of energy. Power is energy output per unit time and is given in units of Watts (W) where 1 W = 1 Joule per second. The Sun's power output is therefore 3.90*10^26 Watts. This is called the solar luminosity. As this energy ...
November 24, 2009 by Easha

Math
How long did it take the trip if Jay drove 340 kilometers at the average rate of 68 kilometers per hour?
March 8, 2012 by Antonio

algebra
Mr. Anders and Ms. Rich each drove home from a business meeting. Mr. Anders traveled east at 100 Kilometers per and hour and Ms. Rich traveled west at 80 kilometers per hour. In how many hours were they 100 kilometers apart?
September 2, 2010 by Mindy

Math
An airplane has an airspeed of 724 kilometers per hour at a bearing of 30 degrees.The wind velocity is 32 kilometers per hour from the west. What are the groundspeed and the direction of the plane?
February 16, 2011 by Matt

Math
An airplane has an airspeed of 724 kilometers per hour at a bearing of 30 degrees.The wind velocity is 32 kilometers per hour from the west. What are the groundspeed and the direction of the plane?
February 18, 2011 by Kourt

math
5.Escape velocity is the speed necessary to escape the gravitational pull of a plant. The escape velocity of Earth is 11.3 kilometers per second, while the escape velocity of Saturn is 310% of that. What is the escape velocity of Saturn?
July 8, 2014 by Johnny

Math- Please Help!!
An airplane has an airspeed of 724 kilometers per hour at a bearing of 30 degrees.The wind velocity is 32 kilometers per hour from the west. What are the groundspeed and the direction of the plane?
February 18, 2011 by Kourt

algebra
Write an algebraic expression for the verbal description. The travel time for a plane traveling at a rate of r kilometers per hour for 820 kilometers
December 18, 2012 by Anonymous

Algebra
2. The equation D=3.59 (sqrt)h gives the distance, D, in kilometers that a person can see to the horizon from a height, h, in meters. a. Solve this equation for h. b. Mount Evans in the Rocky Mountain National Park, is approximately 4,450 meters in elevation. How far can you ...
October 21, 2011 by Student 315

pre-calculus
A developer wants to build homes on a rectangular plot of land 4 kilometers long and 3 kilometers wide. In this part of the city, regulations require a greenbelt of uniform width along two adjacent sides. The greenbelt must be 10 times the area of the development. find the ...
October 14, 2011 by jordan

statistics
What would you guess the value of the correlation coefficient to be for the pair of variables: "number of man-hours worked" and "number of units of work completed"? a) approximately 0.9 b) approximately 0.4 c) approximately 0.0 d) approximately -0.4 e) approximately -0.9
August 2, 2011 by Anonymous

Math
Zaidi drove 9.8 kilometers on Monday and 7.39 kilometers on Tuesday. What is the total number of kilometers she drove.
March 31, 2012 by Tye

Chemistry
The velocity of light is 1.86 × 108 mi/hr. The distance of Mercury from the Sun is approximately 5.78 × 107 km. How many minutes will it take for light from the Sun to travel to Mercury?
February 3, 2011 by Ang

Calc
A plane that is flying horizontally at an altitude of 6 kilometers and a speed of 680 kilometers per hour passes directly over a radar station. How fast is the distance between the plane and the radar station increasing when the distance between the two is 9 kilometers
October 20, 2009 by Georgia

calculus
A plane that is flying horizontally at an altitude of 6 kilometers and a speed of 570 kilometers per hour passes directly over a radar station. How fast is the distance between the plane and the radar station increasing when the distance between the two is 14 kilometers
October 28, 2013 by Matr

physics
light travels at a constant speed of 3x10^11 centimeters/sec. how long does it take light to reach the earth a distance of 1.5x10^8 kilometers give your answer in seconds and minutes.
October 15, 2011 by help

Science
One light year is about 9 trillion kilometers. Arcturus is a star that is 37 light years from Earth. If you are about 11 years old now, how old will you be when light that is leaving Arcturus today reached Earth? How far, in kilometers, will it have traveled? please explain ...
December 16, 2013 by Jane

Science 2
One light year is about 9 trillion kilometers. Arcturus is a star that is 37 light years from earth. If you are about 11 years old now , how old will you be when light that is leaving. Arcturus today reaches Earth ? How far, in kilometers, will it have traveled? Show your work...
May 10, 2014 by Jenny 2

Algebra
An executive flew in the corporate jet to a meeting in a city 1700 kilometers away. After traveling the same amount of time on the return flight, the pilot mentioned that they still had 300 kilometers to go. The air speed of the plane was 600 kilometers per hour. How fast was ...
July 1, 2013 by Jack

help i have no idea!!!!!!
3.Sam is a mailman who delivers mail in a mail truck. His route is 2 kilometers long. He usually starts his route at 8:00 am and finishes by 12:00pm If Sam decided to get a bigger route that is 12 kilometers long, what does his average speed need to be to start and finish at ...
March 18, 2014 by eduarda

chemistry
The proton has a radius of approximately 1.0 times 10^{ - 13} cm and a mass of 1.7 times 10^{ - 24} g. Determine the density of a proton. For a sphere V = (4/3)times pi r^3.
September 5, 2010 by Mely

Algebra
Billye ran to town at 8 kilometers per hour and then walked back home at 3 kilometers per hour. How far was it to town if the round trip took 11 hours?
December 7, 2007 by Anthony

physics
What force is required to accelerate a 950 kilogram car 20 kilometers per hour to 45 kilometers per hour in 7 seconds? How far does the car travel during its acceleration?
July 5, 2012 by Andrew Moore

College Algebra
An executive flew in the corporate jet to a meeting in a city 1500 kilometers away. After traveling the same amount of time on the return flight, the pilot mentioned that they still had 300 kilometers to go. The air speed of the plane was 600 kilometers per hour. How fast was ...
November 20, 2007 by Courtney

not sure
many american cars feture speedometers that show kilometers per hour. If you are required to drive 55 miles and you know that one kilometer is approximately 5/8 of a mile, how many kilometers would you cover in that journey? 800 but how and why? nevermind. I just got it right ...
July 25, 2007 by chris

math
Edna and Nancy leave the house of a common friend at the same time and walk for 4 hours. Edna walks due east at the average rate of 4 kilometers per hour and Nancy walks due north at the average rate of 3 kilometers per hour. What is the straight-line distance between them in...
October 27, 2008 by Sasha

Precalculus/Trigonometry
How can I write a polynomial equation for this problem and draw a labeled diagram? A developer wants to build homes on a rectangular plot of land 4 kilometers long and 3 kilometers wide. In this part of the city, regulations require a greenbelt of uniform width along two ...
October 27, 2007 by Amanda

Math
Light travels at a speed of about 186,000 miles per second. Sound travels at a speed of about 1,087 feet per second. How many times faster light travels than sound.
November 3, 2010 by Rose

math
It takes mary x hours to travel 100 kilometers. If she increases her speed by 5 kilometers per hour, the journey will take her 3 hours less time. Find x.
January 24, 2011 by Taylor

math
it was 96 kilometers from Perry to medford. David raced to Medford and idled back.If the round trip took 8 hours what was his average speed in kilometers per hour
January 7, 2013 by jasmine

math
if two dice are rolled 360 times, approximately how many times should you expect a sum of 7
May 10, 2010 by tk

physics
he speed of light in a vacuum is about 3.00 108 m/s how many kilometers a pulse from a laser beam travels in exactly 3.9 hours.
September 5, 2011 by Anonymous

statistics
A random sample of 16 mid-sized cars tested for fuel consumption gave a mean of 26.4 kilometers per liter with a standard deviation of 2.3 kilometers per liter. i) Assuming that the kilometers per liter given by all mid-sized cars have a normal distribution, find a 99% ...
May 10, 2012 by Koia

Math
Light travels approximately one foot in a nanosecond. How far does light travel in a microsecond?
January 7, 2013 by Not telling you

Basic Statistics
A random sample of 16 mid-sized cars tested for fuel consumption gave a mean of 26.4 kilometers per litre with a standard deviation of 2.3 kilometers per litre. (a)Assuming that the kilometers per litre given by all mid-sized cars have a normal distribution,find a 99% ...
October 15, 2014 by John

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