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# Nature of Mathematics

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## Quiz 1 : The Nature of Problem Solving

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If a country's annual production of sugar is 39,000,000 tons, estimate the number of grains of sugar produced in a year in that country. Use scientific notation. Round your answer to 4 decimal places. (Note: There are 2,000 lb per ton. Assume there are 2,260,000 grains in a pound of sugar.)
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Write the number in fixed-point notation. ​
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407,000

Write the number in fixed-point notation. Round your answer to 10 decimal places. ​
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Express the number in scientific notation and in floating-point notation. ​ 68 ​
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Write the number in fixed-point notation. ​
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Imagine that you have written down the numbers from 1 to 1,000. What is the total number of zeros you have recorded? ​
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If it takes one second to write down each digit, how long will it take to write down all the numbers from 1 to 1,000? ​
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Write the number 2,600 in scientific notation and in floating-point notation (as on a calculator). Round your answers to 1 decimal place. ​ Enter the number in scientific notation. __________ ​ The number in floating-point notation is __________ __________.
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Imagine that you have written down the numbers from 1 to 300. What is the total number of zeros you have recorded? ​ __________ zeros
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Compute the result. ​
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