# MATH

LIGHT TRAVES AT 186,300 MILES PER SECOND. IF IT TAKES 8.32 MINUTES FOR LIGHT TO TRAVEL TO EARTH FROM THE SUN, HOW FAR AWAY FROM EARTH IS THE SUN. WRITE YOUR ANSWER IN SCIENTIFIC NOTATION.

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1. well, we all know that the sun is 93 million miles away. So you'd better get something like 9.3*10^6

186300mi/sec * 8.32min * 60sec/min = 9.300096*10^6 mi

ta-da!

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