Scientists discovered a large star 400,000 light years from Earth.A lightyear is about 5,880,000,000,000 miles.What is the distance of the large star from Eart
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Scientists discovered a large star 400,000 light years from Earth.A lightyear is about 5,880,000,000,000 miles.What is the distance of the large star from Earth in scientific notation?
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1. User Answers wars282p6s3y3
So if you want to find the distance, you would take 400,000x5,880,000,000,000=
2.35200000E+18. So your answer would be 2.35200000E+18 in scientific notation it would be 2.35200000x10^18. I hope this helps!