Problem: Express the following quantities in scientific notation using fundamental SI units of mass and length given in the table below.The Seven Fundamental SI Units of MeasurePhysical QuantityName of UnitAbbreviationMasskilogramkgLengthmetermTemperaturekelvinKAmount of substancemolemolTimesecondsElectric currentampereALuminous intensitycandelacdThe mass of carbon dioxide emitted from a large power plant each year, 20 Tg.

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We are asked to express the mass of carbon dioxide, 20 Tg (teragram),  in scientific notation using fundamental SI units of mass and length

Recall:

1 Tg = 1012 g

scientific notation expression is composed of three parts:



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Express the following quantities in scientific notation using fundamental SI units of mass and length given in the table below.


The Seven Fundamental SI Units of Measure
Physical QuantityName of UnitAbbreviation
Masskilogramkg
Lengthmeterm
TemperaturekelvinK
Amount of substancemolemol
Timeseconds
Electric currentampereA
Luminous intensitycandelacd


The mass of carbon dioxide emitted from a large power plant each year, 20 Tg.

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