# math

At a given time, Saturn was 9.1 x 10 to the 8th miles from the sun and the earth was 9.3 x 10 to the 7th miles from the sun. by what distance is one planet closer to the sun than the other planets?

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1. Online "^" is used to indicate an exponent, e.g., x^2 = x squared.

Online, “*” is used to indicate multiplication to avoid confusion with “x” as an unknown.

9.1*10^8 - 9.3*10^7 = 91*10^7 - 9.3*10^7 = (91-9.3)*10^7 = ?

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2. 2 x 10 15 power

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3. 8.17 x 10^8

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