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# If a one dollar bill is 0.0001 meters thick, how many meters tall would a stack of 4 trillion one dollar bills be? Write your answer in scie

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If a one dollar bill is 0.0001 meters thick, how many meters tall would a stack of 4 trillion one dollar bills be? Write your answer in scientific notation. For reference: 1 trillion =10^12 ​ ​​

Jul 27, 2015

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.0001  =  1 x 10-4  meters  ...  and 4 trillion = 4  x 1012. ......so....

(1 x 10-4 ) meters  x  (4 x 1012 )   =  4 x 10meters

Jul 27, 2015

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.0001  =  1 x 10-4  meters  ...  and 4 trillion = 4  x 1012. ......so....

(1 x 10-4 ) meters  x  (4 x 1012 )   =  4 x 10meters

CPhill Jul 27, 2015
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If a one dollar bill is 0.0001 meters thick, how many meters tall would a stack of 4 trillion one dollar bills be? Write your answer in scientific notation. For reference: 1 trillion =10^12 ​ ​​

\$\$4*10^8 \\\\
= 400,000,000\;metres\\\\
=400,000\;km\$\$

That is a long way.   That is how far it is to the moon!!

Jul 29, 2015