Q:

Kale works in a packaging factory that has 900 employees. By the end of each day, they manage to package 3.2 × 105 products. What is the average amount of products packaged per employee represented in scientific notation? Round so the first factor goes to the tenths place.A. 0.36 × 103 productsB. 3.6 × 102 productsC. 0.36 × 102 productsD. 3.6 × 103 productsE. 3.6 × 104 products​

Accepted Solution

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Answer:Option B is the correct answer.Step-by-step explanation:Kale works in a packaging factory that has 900 employees.By the end of each day, they manage to package 3.2 × [tex]10^{5}[/tex] products. The average amount of products packaged per employee = [tex]\frac{\text{total packaged products}}{\text{number of employees}}[/tex]= [tex]\frac{(3.2)(10^{5}) }{900}=(0.00355)(10^{5} )[/tex]= 3.6 × 10² productsOption B is the correct answer.