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A single tree produces about 2.6 × 10² pounds of oxygen each year. The Amazon rainforest has about  3.9×10^11 trees.

About how many pounds of oxygen are produced in the Amazon rainforest per day?

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2.8 × 10_____ pounds per day

Guest Aug 23, 2018
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We need to find the total amount produced per year  and divide this by 365

 

( 2.6 x 10^2) ( 3.9 x 10^11)  / 365  =

 

( 10.14  x 10^13 ) / ( 3.65 x 10^2 )  =

 

( 10.14 / 3.65)  x (10^13 / 10^2)  ≈  2.8 x 10^11 pounds per day

 

 

cool cool cool

CPhill  Aug 23, 2018

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