Word Problem

B. Lamm's Word Problem Math 11 with Mr. Kirkland

One of the brightest stars in the sky is Vega, which is part of the constellations Lyra. Vega is 26 light years from the Earth. One light year= 5.88 X 10^12 miles. How far, in miles, is Vega?

Multiply how far Vega is from Earth by one light year

Group like terms and multiply

Group like terms and multiply

Put your answer from the multiplication into scientific notation.

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