A light year is approximately 6×10 to the power of 12 miles. If a star is 2.4×10 to the power of 13 miles from the Earth, how many light yea

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A light year is approximately 6×10 to the power of 12 miles. If a star is 2.4×10 to the power of 13 miles from the Earth, how many light years away from Earth is the star?

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Remi 2 weeks 2021-11-20T16:38:30+00:00 1 Answer 0

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    Answer:

       4 light years

    Step-by-step explanation:

      (2.4·10¹³ miles)/(6·10¹² miles/ly) = 0.4·10¹ ly = 4 light years

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    The applicable rule of exponents is …

      (a^b)/(a^c) = a^(b-c)

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