Parviz F. answered • 02/20/14

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X - 10 millimeter / Sea Cucumbers

Y> 10 + 10^2 = 110 millimeter

Conny J.

asked • 02/20/14The smallest species of sea cucumbers are about 10 Millimeters long. The larges sea cucumbers are more than 10 to the second power times longer than the smallest sea cucumbers. What is the approximate length of the largest sea cucumber.

100 Millimeters?

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Parviz F. answered • 02/20/14

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X - 10 millimeter / Sea Cucumbers

Y> 10 + 10^2 = 110 millimeter

Kay G. answered • 02/20/14

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You missed a 0. :-)

10^2 = 10 x 10 = 100

So the smallest is 10 mm and the largest is 100 times as big, hence 10 x 100 = 1000.

I think you missed the exponent part?

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