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the earth's orbit is about 9.4 x 10^8. there are about 8760 hours in a year. how far does the earth travel in one hour to 3 s.f

 Jan 26, 2022
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I do not know the units   but   ( 9.4 x 108 )  / ( 8.760 x 103) = ....................  units/hr

 Jan 26, 2022
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    =    1.07305 x 105  ~~ 1.07 x 105   units/hr          for 3 significant digits

ElectricPavlov  Jan 27, 2022
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i am just ignoring the 3 s.f because idk what it is

940000000/8760= around 107305.937 so i guess 107306?

 Jan 27, 2022
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3 s.f. means 3 significant figures.  

Alan  Jan 27, 2022
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what does 3 significant figures mean? nvm i got it

 Jan 29, 2022

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