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

Guest Jul 27, 2015

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.0001 = 1 x 10^{-4 } meters ... and 4 trillion = 4 x 10^{12.} ......so....

(1 x 10^{-4} ) meters x (4 x 10^{12} ) = 4 x 10^{8 }meters

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!!**

Melody
Jul 29, 2015