scientific notation
posted by brad .
Express the answer in scientific notation to two decimals unless requested otherwise.
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?

$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. 
actually 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.
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

science
Chapter 1 & 2 Review Questions 1. Compare and Contrast the two main branches of physical science. 2. Distinguish between scientific laws and scientific theories. 3. Describe the steps of the scientific method. 4. Explain the objective … 
Math Scientific Notation
write the scientific notation 1) for 25,000,000 i got: 2.5 x 10^7 2) 4,562,000,000 i got: 4.562 x 10^9 3) 1,250 x 10^5 im stuck on this one i think its: 1.25 x 10 ^ 8 are these right? 
Algebra
A company produced 2,590,000 small appliances in one year and made a profit of 6,590,000. What was the profit of each appliance? 
7th grade math
1. The area of Greenland is 840,000 square miles. What is this number in scientific notation? 
math ALG 2!scientific notations helpp
1.)Write the following value in scientific notation. 23,000,000 2.)Write the following value in scientific notation. 7,400,000 3.)Write the following value in scientific notation. 0.00000021 4.)Write the following value in scientific … 
math ALG 2!scientific notations helpp
Write the following value in scientific notation. 23,000,000 Write the following value in scientific notation. 7,400,000 Write the following value in scientific notation. 0.00000021 Write the following value in scientific notation. … 
Scientific notation
Express in scientific notation. Choose the answer with the proper number of significant figures. 69,000,000,000 = _____ 69 x 109 6.9 x 1010 6.910 It has to be A, but I'm not exactly sure. 
Algebra
What is 0.68 written as a simplified fraction? 
Math
What is 0.68 written as a simplified fraction? 
Math
In my textbook, I was given these directions to follow when doing these problems: **Multiply. Express each result in Scientific Notation** 1. (4 x 10^9)(6 x 10^6) My work: (400,000,000)(600,000)= 240,000,000,000,000 My answer: 2.4 …