Chapter 14 Homework Problem #47  [ENDORSED]

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Chapter 14 Homework Problem #47

Postby William_Lee_Dis_3H » Sat Feb 11, 2017 6:02 pm

In the solutions manual how do they go from 15=lnQ to Q= 10^6 ?If you take e^15 the Q is 3269017. How did the solutions manual get Q= 10^6 ?

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Re: Chapter 14 Homework Problem #47  [ENDORSED]

Postby Chem_Mod » Sat Feb 11, 2017 7:40 pm

If you write 3269017 in scientific notation, it is 3.269017x106.

This number is large, so we are mainly concerned that we have the proper power of 10. Your answer is 'more correct', but realistically, the only important part is that they are both 106

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