We are asked to express the mass of carbon dioxide, 20 Tg (teragram), in scientific notation using fundamental SI units of mass and length.
1 Tg = 1012 g
A scientific notation expression is composed of three parts:
|The Seven Fundamental SI Units of Measure|
|Physical Quantity||Name of Unit||Abbreviation|
|Amount of substance||mole||mol|
The mass of carbon dioxide emitted from a large power plant each year, 20 Tg.
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