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Mercury's average distance from the sun is 57,910,000 km. The Earth is approximately 93,000,000 miles from the sun. What would be the distance of a trip from Mercury to Earth, via the Sun. Look out for the units!!! (1 km = 0.62 mi) .Use Scientific Notation to solve this question.

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  1. if 1 mile = 1/.62 km
    then 93,000,000 mile = 93,000,000(1/.62) km
    = 150,000,000 km

    add up the two distances,
    57,910,000 km + 150,000,000 km
    = 207,910,000 km

    change this to Scientific Notation

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