# Please check this maths question thanx

• faisal
In summary, the conversation discusses a problem involving converting units and using powers of 10. The solution involves breaking down the units and using the conversion factor of 1km^3 = 1000^3m^3. The final answer is 20m^3, and the individual steps are explained and clarified.
faisal

## Homework Statement

(* to the power of) 20m3 equals to
a)2x10-8km3
b)2x10*6cm3
c)2x10*5dm3
d)2x19*9mm3

## Homework Equations

ok
1000m=1km
so 1km3 is equal to 1000x1000x1000=10*9
so 10*9/20m3=50,000,000

1km3/50x10*6=20
from here I'm confused
........

## The Attempt at a Solution

iv attempted to use this method for all the above case yet i continue to get confused help would b warmly appreciated

"1km3/50x10*6=20
from here I'm confused"

Does writing it this way make it any easier?
$$\frac{1}{50\times10^{6}} km^3 = \frac{1}{50}\times \frac{1}{10^{6}}km^3 = 20m^3$$

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sir i'd like to know a step by step approch to tackle this question, can you please provide one thank you

What you've done above is correct (other than leaving out the m^3 at the end), i.e.

1000m=1km
so 1km3 is equal to 1000x1000x1000=10*9
so 10*9/20m3=50,000,000

1km3/50x10*6=20

What's 1/50? And how would you write 1/106 as a power of 10?

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