Example 6.7.5 Scientific Notation for Large Numbers
  1. The distance to the star Betelgeuse is about \(3{,}780{,}000{,}000{,}000{,}000\) miles. Write this number in scientific notation.

  2. The gross domestic product (GDP) of California in the year 2017 was about \(\$2.746\times10^{13}\text{.}\) Write this number in standard notation.

Explanation
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