The deepest point of the Gulf of Mexico lies approximately 12,400 feet below sea level. What is the integer that best expresses the given number?

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  1. 1 (x10,000 ft)

    This is not an algebra question. it appears to be a "significant figures" question.

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    posted by drwls
  2. The answer is negative 12400

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