# Light travels at a speed of 186,282 miles per second. How could this number be expressed in scientific notation?

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1. ### math

Light travels at a speed of 186,282 miles per second. How could this number be expressed in scientific notation? 1)1,862.82 x 10 x10 x10 2)1.86282 x 10 x10 x 10 x10 x10 3)1.86282 x 10 x10 x10 x10 4)186.282 x -10 x-10 x -10
2. ### math

Light travels at a speed of 186,282 miles per second. How could this number be expressed in scientific notation? 1)1,862.82 x 10 x10 x10 2)1.86282 x 10 x10 x 10 x10 x10 3)1.86282 x 10 x10 x10 x10 4)186.282 x -10 x-10 x -10
3. ### scientific notation?

A) light travels at approximately 186,000 miles per second. approximately how far will it travel in 1 minute? express your answer in scientific notation B) the sun is approximately 93,000,000 miles from the earth. about how long does it take light to travel from the sun to the...
4. ### pre-algebra

A) light travels at approximately 186,000 miles per second. approximately how far will it travel in 1 minute? express your answer in scientific notation B) the sun is approximately 93,000,000 miles from the earth. about how long does it take light to travel from the sun to the...
5. ### my pre-algebra questions

A) light travels at approximately 186,000 miles per second. approximately how far will it travel in 1 minute? express your answer in scientific notation B) the sun is approximately 93,000,000 miles from the earth. about how long does it take light to travel from the sun to the...

A) light travels at approximately 186,000 miles per second. approximately how far will it travel in 1 minute? express your answer in scientific notation B) the sun is approximately 93,000,000 miles from the earth. about how long does it take light to travel from the sun to the...
7. ### Math

Light travels at a speed of about 186,000 miles per second. Sound travels at a speed of about 1,087 feet per second. How many times faster light travels than sound.
8. ### 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.
9. ### 6th math

Light travels at 186,000 miles per second. Light takes about 11⁄3 seconds to travel from the earth to the moon. Calculate the distance between the earth and the moon based on the speed of light. ???
10. ### scientific notation

the speed of light is1.86 times 10^5 miles per second. using a year of 365 days, how far does light travel in a year?
11. ### math

can someone please help me i am lost. S this is kind of like your problems i can help you and you can help me *** the speed of the light in a vacuum is 299,792,458 meter per second which number, written in scientific notation, is the best approximation of the speed of light?
12. ### math

The distance that light travels in 1 year (a light year) is 5.88 times 10 Superscript 12 miles. If a star is 4.6 times 10 Superscript 7 light years from Earth, what is this distance in miles? Enter your answer in scientific notation. Round the coefficient to two decimal places...
13. ### PHYSICS

Express following measurements in scientific notation. 1. a) 5800 m I don't even get what scientific notation is. In my book its ays, that in Scientific notation, the numerical part of a measurement is expressed as a number between 1 and 10 multiplied by a whole-number power ...
14. ### college algebra

It is 473,000,000 miles from Jupiter to the sun. Light travels 186,000 miles per second. How long does it take light to travel from the sun to Jupiter? (Express your answer in minutes. Round your answer to two decimal places.)
15. ### maths

The speed of light is about 2.99x10^8 m/s. If a rocket travels at one-fifth the speed of light, find its speed in km/h (in scientific notation correct to 2 significant figures)
16. ### Math

Traveling at approximately 186,000 miles per second, about how many miles does a beam of light travel in 2 hours? F. 3.72 x 10^5 G. 2.23 x 10^6 H. 2.67 x 10^7 J. 6.70 x 10^8 K. 1.34 x 10^9
17. ### Algebra 1

186,282 minutes per second: 1100 feet per second How do I solve this ratio?
18. ### algebra

A light-year is the distance that light travels in one year. Find the number of miles in a light-year if light travels 1.86 × 105 miles/second. (Round to one decimal place, and assume that there are 365 days in a year.)
19. ### Math

Simplify the expression. (-4)^-6(-4)^-7 My answer: -4 Simplify and give the answer in scientific notation. (5 X 10^6((3 X 10^5) My answer: 1.5 X 10^12 (3 X 10^6)(8 X 10^-4) My answer: 2.4 X 10^3 Astronomers measure large distances in light-years. One light-year is the distance...
20. ### Math115

The distance that light travels in 1 year (a light year) is 5.88 times 10 Superscript 12 miles. If a star is 4.6 times 10 Superscript 7 light years from Earth, what is this distance in miles? Enter your answer in scientific notation. Round the coefficient to two decimal places...
21. ### Algebra

Astronomers measure large distances in light-years. One light-year is the distance that light can travel in one year, or approximately 5.88 × 10*12 miles. Suppose a star is 9.8 × 10^1 light-years from Earth. In scientific notation, approximately how many miles is it? A. 5.88...
22. ### math

Currently, the Toyota Corolla is the best selling car in the world. Suppose that during a test drive of two Corollas, one car travels 224 miles in the same time that the second car travels 175 miles. If the speed of the first car is 14 miles per hour faster than the speed of ...
23. ### math

Currently, the Toyota Corolla is the best selling car in the world. Suppose that during a test drive of two Corollas, one car travels 224 miles in the same time that the second car travels 175 miles. If the speed of the first car is 14 miles per hour faster than the speed of ...
24. ### 7th grade math - Scientific Notation basics

1. The area of Greenland is 840,000 square miles. What is this number in scientific notation? 2. What is this number in standard form? 5.75 x 10^9 3. In a recent year the world production of wheat was about 5.2 x 10^8 metric tons. What is this number in standard notation?
25. ### Algebra 2

saturn is approximately 1.4 x10^9 kilometers from the Sun. If light travels at approximately 3.0 x 10^5 kilometers per second, how long does it take light from the Sun to reach Saturn? Express your answer in scientific notation.
26. ### math

Currently, the Toyota Corolla is the best selling car in the world. Suppose that during a test drive of two Corollas, one car travels 224 miles in the same time that the second car travels 175 miles. If the speed of the firstvcar is 14 miles per hour faster than the speed of ...
27. ### s

According to science, the fastest speed possible for anything is the speed of light. The speed of light is about 186,000 miles per second. That means that in one minute, light travels 11,160,000 miles. The star nearest Earth is the Sun. It's about 93,000,000 miles from Earth. ...

According to science, the fastest speed possible for anything is the speed of light. The speed of light is about 186,000 miles per second. That means that in one minute, light travels 11,160,000 miles. The star nearest Earth is the Sun. It's about 93,000,000 miles from Earth. ...

According to science, the fastest speed possible for anything is the speed of light. The speed of light is about 186,000 miles per second. That means that in one minute, light travels 11,160,000 miles. The star nearest Earth is the Sun. It's about 93,000,000 miles from Earth. ...

Telephone calls travel through optical fibers at the speed of light, which is 186,000 miles per second. A millisecond is 0.001 of a second. How far can your voice travel over an optical line in 1 millisecond?
31. ### algebra

the speed of light is about 1.86 x 10^5 miles per second. find the speed of light in (a) km per second, (b) km/min, (c) m/h. (a mile is approximately 1.61 km.)
32. ### physics

A certain spaceship has a speed of 18200 mi/hr. What is its speed in light-years/century? A light-year is the distance that light travels in one year with a speed of 186,000 mi/s.
33. ### Algebra

A light year, the distance light travels in 1 year,is approximately 5.9x10^12 Alpha centauri A,b 4.3 How far in miles is Alpha Centauri A,B. Scientific notation! I thought the answer was 25.37 x10^12
34. ### engineering

A compressed high resolution chest xray image requires about 8MB of data. most GP surgeries are connected to the NHS network at a speed of 100Mbps. how long would it take to download a set of 6 images. give your answer to second to 2 decimal places using scientific notation. I...
35. ### math

A compressed high resolution chest xray image requires about 8MB of data. most GP surgeries are connected to the NHS network at a speed of 100Mbps. how long would it take to download a set of 6 images. give your answer to second to 2 decimal places using scientific notation. I...
36. ### computer science

A compressed high resolution chest xray image requires about 8MB of data. most GP surgeries are connected to the NHS network at a speed of 100Mbps. how long would it take to download a set of 6 images. give your answer to second to 2 decimal places using scientific notation. I...
37. ### math

Mercury is 5.79 x 10^7 km from the sun. Light travels at a speed of 3.0 x 10^5 km/s. How long would it take for light to travel from the sun to Mercury? I have to answer this problem using scientific notation.
38. ### sciences

a radio wave travels 186,000 miles per second. how many kilometers will the wave travel in one microsecond?
39. ### Maths

A spaceship has a speed of 500000 meters per second. Calculate, in scientific notation, the speed in km per hour.
40. ### math

HELP ME!!! One of your friends missed the class on scientific notation. Describe how you would explain to your friend what it means for a number to be in scientific notation and how to convert a number from standard form to scientific notation.
41. ### intermediate algebra

A boat can travel 24 mph in still water. If it travels 186 miles with the current in the same length of time it travels 102 miles against the current, what is the speed of the current?
42. ### Science

The speed of light is 186,282.397 mi/sec. Convert it to m/sec. Multiply it by 1609.344 meters/mile
43. ### Chemistry

(Help) (Problem) A radio wace travels 186,000 miles per second. How many kilometers will the wave travel in one microsecond? (1 mile= 1.61km) distance= timeinseconds/velocity change the given velocity in miles/hr to m/sec 186kmi/sec *1.6km/mi
44. ### maths

A motorist travels 120 miles to his destionation at an average speed of 60 miles per hour and returns to the starting point at an average speed of 40 miles per hour.His average speed for the entire trip is 1. 53 miles per hour 2. 52 miles per hour 3. 50 miles per hour 4. 48 ...
45. ### math

How far will light travel in 5 seconds seconds if its speed is 186,000 per second? answer should be 930,000 per second
46. ### Algebra

The distance from the Earth to the sun is 93,000,000 miles? Write this number in scientific notation. A scientist measures a speck of sand as having a diameter of 0.00000034? Write this number in scientific notation.
47. ### Chemistry

If the speed of light is 186,000 miles / sec, how far does light travel in 8.0 minutes?
48. ### algebra

Astronomers measure large distances in light-years. One light-year is the distance that light can travel in one year, or approximately 5.88 *10^12 miles. Suppose a star is 3.2 * 10^2 light-years from Earth. In scientific notation, approximately how many miles is it? 1.88 * 10^...
49. ### Algebra

Astronomers measure large distances in light-years. One light-year is the distance that light can travel in one year, or approximately 5.88*10^12 miles. Suppose a star is 3.2*10^12 light-years from Earth. In scientific notation, approximately how many miles is it? a) 1.88 * 10...
50. ### Algebra Help!!

Find an example of scientific notation in real life Explain why the number was written in scientific notation. Create a multiplication problem with scientific notation
51. ### Algebra

Astronomers measure large distances in light-years. One light-year is the distance that light can travel in one year, or approximately 5.88 *10^12 miles. Suppose a star is 3.2 * 10^2 light-years from Earth. In scientific notation, approximately how many miles is it? a. 1.88 x ...
52. ### Algebra

Astronomers measure large distances in light-years. One light-year is the distance that light can travel in one year, or approximately 5.88 *10^12 miles. Suppose a star is 3.2 * 10^2 light-years from Earth. In scientific notation, approximately how many miles is it? A)1.88 x ...
53. ### math

One day is 86,400 seconds. Express this number in scientific notation and estimate how far the sun's light travels i a day.
54. ### Math

The distance that light travels in 1 year (a light year) is 5.88x10^12 miles. If a star is 2.4x10^8 light years away, what is the distance to that star in miles? Answer in standard notation. I put the answer 141120000000000000000 miles and it says I'm wrong. Can someone ...
55. ### Math

The distance that light travels in 1 year (a light year) is 5.88x10^12 miles. If a star is 2.4x10^8 light years away, what is the distance to that star in miles? Answer in standard notation. I put the answer 1411200000000000000000 miles and it says I'm wrong. Can someone ...
56. ### Chemistry

The activity series is : Potassium Soduim Calcium Magnesuim Aluminiuim Zinc Iron Lead Copper Silver Gold Am I right ? During a thunderstorm, you see lightning before you hear thunder because, a-.the thunder occurs after the lightning b-.the thunder is farther away than the ...
57. ### Math.

A human red blood cell is about 0.000008 meters in diameter which of the following represents this number in scientific notation -6 A. 0.8 x10 -6 B . 8.0 x 10 6 C. 0.8 x 10 6 D. 8.0 x 10 MR loya stayed that the circumference of earth at the equator is 24,902.4 miles which ...
58. ### prealgerbra

A car travels at a speed of 44 feet per second. What is the speed in miles per hour? Show all work
59. ### MAT 116

A moon is about 210,000 miles from the planet it orbits. Write in scientific notation. If a rocket traveled at 3 x 10^4 miles per hour, how long would it take for it to reach the moon from the planet? Write the number 210,000 in scientific notation. 210,00 = It would take the ...
60. ### Physics

The sun is 1.40•10^11m away and light travels at 3.00•10^8m/s. Calculate how long it takes light from the sun to reach the earth. Express your answer in scientific notation.
61. ### Physics

The sun is 1.40•10^11m away and light travels at 3.00•10^8m/s. Calculate how long it takes light from the sun to reach the earth. Express your answer in scientific notation.
62. ### Physics

The sun is 1.40•10^11m away and light travels at 3.00•10^8m/s. Calculate how long it takes light from the sun to reach the earth. Express your answer in scientific notation.
63. ### Physics

The sun is 1.40•10^11m away and light travels at 3.00•10^8m/s. Calculate how long it takes light from the sun to reach the earth. Express your answer in scientific notation.
64. ### Math

Does expressing a number in scientific notation change the value of the number (being expressed)?
65. ### math

A traveler travels on a highway 80 miles at 55 miles per hour, he then travels back on the same highway at 45 miles per hour. What was his average rate of speed. (Hint: it's not 50 miles per hour) If it's not 50, i'm so confused!!! Please help!!! (and please show me how you ...
66. ### Pre algebra

A Car travels at 44 feet Per second. What is this speed in miles Per. Hour
67. ### math

Please check my math answers (and correct?)? I have some math questions, please check them, (they are multi choice, check if my answer is correct. if not, please say which is correct) 1. What is the simplified form of the expression –(10)–1? a -1/10 b -1/-1^10 (my answer) ...
68. ### Chemistry

Convert 186,281 miles per second to feet per year.???
69. ### algebra 1A

a family travels to Bryce Canyon for three days. on the first day, they drive 150 miles. on the second day, they drive 190 miles. what is the least number of miles they drove on the third day if their average number of miles per day was at least 180?
70. ### Physics(check)

11)A race car travels on a racetrack at 38 m/s and slows at a constant rate to a velocity of 20 m/s over 10 s. How far does it move during this time? I don't know 12)The speed of a body is the distance traveled per unit time. Which of the following would be SI units of speed? ...
71. ### Algebra 1

A car travels on a highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour. What was the speed in feet per second? (Remember- 1 mile=5280 feet)

If two numbers are written in scientific notation. how can you tell which number is greater? Where on a number line does the value of a positive number in scientific notation with a negative exponent lie?
73. ### Math

Amy wants to travel from elm town to lakeside at an average speed of 50 miles per hour. She travels half the distance and finds out her average speed has been on 25 miles per hour. How fast must she drive for the rest of the trip to average 50 miles per H our for the whole ...
74. ### MATH

HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE A CAR BEING DRIVEN AT A SPEED OF 15 MILES PER HOUR TO TRAVEL 26,400 FEET? AN OBJECT MOVING AT A RATE 0F 15 MILES PER HOUR TRAVELS 22 FEET IN ONE SECOND.
75. ### Math 11

Scientific Notation question... It says put it in scientific notation and here is the question. 3100.0 x 10^2 But it's already in scientific notation... and I have no clue what to do... I've never done a question in scientific notation before... can someone please help me?
76. ### Algebra

During the first part of a trip, a canoeist travels 57 miles at a certain speed. The canoeist travels 13 miles on the second trip at a speed 5 mph slower. The total time for the trip is 5 hrs. what was the speed on each part of the trip? The speed on the first part is? The ...
77. ### Algebra

Two cars are driving from Abilene to DFW. The first car travels at 60 miles per hour it leaves Abilene 20 minutes before the second car. The second car travels 70 miles per hour how long will it take the second car to catch and pass the first car
78. ### Math

The distance between two stars is 0.009 light years. A light year is equal to 5.88 x 10^12 miles. What is the distance,in miles, between the two stars? Represent your final answer in scientific notation
79. ### Algebra

Eli is driving at a speed of 66 miles per hour. Let h represent the number of hours Eli drives at this speed. Write an algebraic expression to represent the number of miles that Eli travels during this time.
80. ### algebra

1)Simplify:(3x^0y^-4)(2x^2y)^3 answer=6x^6 over y 2)Simplify:2x^2y^5z^-4 over 8x^6yz^3 answer= y^4 over 4x^4z 3)Saturn is 1.4 x 10^9 kilometers away from the sun. If light travels 3.0 x 10^4 km per second,how long does it take light from the sun to reach saturn? Express the ...
81. ### Math

The speed of light is 3¡Á¡¼10¡½^8 meters/second. It takes 5¡Á¡¼10¡½^2seconds for light to travel from the sun to the earth. What is the distance in meters between the sun and the earth? Express your answer in scientific notation.
82. ### Algebra II

The problem states: Saturn is approximately 1.4x 10 to the 9th power kilometers from the Sun. If light travels at approx. 3.0 x 10 to the 5th power kilometers per second, how long does it take light from the Sun to reach Saturn? Express your answer in scientific notation. The ...
83. ### Chemistry

The speed of light in a vacuum is 2.998 x 10^8 m/s. What is the speed of light in miles per hour? (1 km = 06214 miles)
84. ### Science

According to science, the fastest speed posssible for anything is the speed of light. The speed of light is about 186,000 mies per second. That means that in one minute, lighttravels 11,160,000 miles. The star nearest Earth is the Sun. It's about 93,000,000 miles from Earth. ...
85. ### algebra

A boat can travel 114 miles upstream in the same time that it can travel 186 miles downstream. If the speed of the current is 6 miles per hour, find the speed of the boat without a current.
86. ### math

A motorist travels 120 miles to his destination at an average speed of 60 miles per hour and returns at an average speed of 60 miles per hour and returns to the starting point at an average speed of 40 miles per hour. What is his average speed for the entire trip
87. ### College Math

The posted speed limit on many U.S. highways is 65 miles per hour. What is this speed in feet per second? My answer was 5720 feet per second. The other answers that would be a possibility are: (A)3600 feet per second, (B)95 1/3 feet per second, (C) 5720 feet per second, which ...
88. ### physics

A car travels at a constant speed of 30 mph for 20 miles, at a speed of 40 fps for the next 20 miles, and then travels the final 20 miles at 90 kph. what is the average speed of the entire trip?
89. ### chemistry or physics

What is the speed of light in scientific notation?
90. ### Physical Science

I need help with a few of these questions: 1.Which of the following waves are mechanical waves? A.light waves B.microwaves C.radio waves D.sound waves I think it's D? 2.Which gives the frequency of the wave in terms of its peaks? A.the height of the tallest peaks B.the number ...
91. ### math

the speed of light is 1.86 times 10 with the power of 5 miles per second. using a year of 365 days, how far does light travel in a year?
92. ### Algebra

During the first part of a trip, a canoeist travels 98 miles at a certain speed. The canoeist travels 10 miles on the second part of the trip at a speed 5 mph slower. The total time for the trip is 3 hours. What was the speed on the FIRST part of the trip? What was the speed ...
93. ### math

the speed of light is1.86 times 10 with a power of 5 miles per second. using a year of 365 days, how far does light travel in a year?
94. ### Mathematics

The nearest star to our solar system, is 4.3 light-years away Express this distance in miles in scientific notation
95. ### Algebra

A train leaves a city heading west and travels at 50 miles per hour. Three hours later, a second train leaves from the same place and travels in the same direction at 65 miles per hour. How long will it take for the second train to overtake the first train.
96. ### algebra

the plane travels with the wind at an average speed of 529 miles per hour and returns against the wind at an average speed of 408 miles per hour what is the distance it travels
97. ### algebra word problem

During the first part of a trip a canoeist travels 55 miles at a certain speed the canoeist travels 15miles on the second part of the trip, 5 miles per hour slower. The total time for the trip is 4hours. What was the speed on each part of the trip. This is what I have so far, ...
98. ### algebra

during the first trip a canoeist travels 79 miles at a certain speed. the canoist travels 24 miles on the second part of the trip at a speed of 5 mph slower. the total time for the trip is 5 hrs. what was the speed on each part of the trip
99. ### Chemistry

A lightyear is a unit of length equal to the distance that light travels in 1 year. What is 1 lightyear expressed in units of meters? The speed of light is 3.00 × 108 m/s.
100. ### Chemistry

A lightyear is a unit of length equal to the distance that light travels in 1 year. What is 1 lightyear expressed in units of meters? The speed of light is 3.00 × 100^8 m/s.