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Total waste generate in a country was 5.427 x 10^8. The country’s population was 3.48 x 10^6. Determine garbage per capita (per person) in that country.
Use scientific notation. Round 2 decimals as needed.
- jacob sLv 71 month agoFavorite Answer
garbage per capita = Total garbage population
= 5.427 x 10^8/3.48 x 10^6.
= 5.427 /3.48 x 10^(8-6) per person
= 1.56 x 10^1 pounds per person
I hope this helps
- MichaelLv 71 month ago
Divide the coefficients
5.427/3.48 = 1.5594827586
Divide the exponents
10⁸ / 10⁶ = 10²
1.5594827586 x 10²
Round to 2 dp
1.56 x 10² per person <––––