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In 2002 Home depos saes amounted to 58200000000. In 2006, its sales were 90800000000.
a. Write Home Depo's 2002 sales and 2006 sales in scientific notation.
b. What was the percent growth in Home Depo's sales from 200 to 2006? Do all work by using scientific notation.

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    2002 Sales: 5.82*10^10
    2006 Sales: 9.08*10^10

    Sales growth factor per year = (9.08)/5.82)^(0.25)
    = 1.1176

    The annual growth = 11.76%

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