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    Hello,

    The winnings of a lottery were $250 million. Write 250 million in ordinary decimal notation and in scientfic notation.

    B) A companys revenues could be $15 billion write 15 billion in ordinary decimal notation and in scientific notaion.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NEMO View Post
    Hello,

    The winnings of a lottery were $250 million. Write 250 million in ordinary decimal notation and in scientfic notation.

    B) A companys revenues could be $15 billion write 15 billion in ordinary decimal notation and in scientific notaion.
    250,000,000 or 2.5 * 10^8

    15,000,000,000 or 1.5 * 10^10

    The latter in each case being scientific notation.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NEMO View Post
    Hello,

    The winnings of a lottery were $250 million. Write 250 million in ordinary decimal notation and in scientfic notation.

    B) A companys revenues could be $15 billion write 15 billion in ordinary decimal notation and in scientific notaion.
    250,000,000
    2.5exp8

    15,000,000,000
    1.5exp10

    EDIT: Too late.
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