Practice!

Sample Problem

The weight of a newborn baby panda weighs 2.2 × 10-1 pounds. If a an adult panda can weigh up to 1.2 × 103 times more than a newborn panda, how much does an adult panda weigh?

pounds

Solution

(2.2 × 10-1)(1.2 × 103)

=2.2 × 1.2 × 10-1 × 103

=2.64 × 102

=264