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An eon of time is defined as 1 billion years (1x10 9yrs) in scientific notation. How long is this in minutes? (Assume 1 year =365.25days.

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    1 yr=365.25 days.
    1x10^9yrs = 365.25 x10^9 days.
    1 day = 24 hrs.
    365.25 x10^9 days = 24 x 365.25 x 10^9 = 8766 x 10^9 hours.
    1 hr = 60 min.
    8766 x 10^9 hrs = 60 x 8766x10^9 hrs=
    525960 x 10^9 min =5.25960 x 10^14 min

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