MAT 117- Problem Set 1 Due: 09/11 Objectives 1-4 Directions : Complete the problems on the answer sheet provided. All problems must be completed by the end of class to earn full credit. Show all work. 1. ( 5 points ) Scientific Notation and Percent. (Based on the ideas in Objective 1 and Objective 4.) Four percent of Jennie’s skin cells were burned when she escaped from a fire. If 3.7 × 10 10 of her skin cells were burned then, how many skin cells were not burned? 2. ( 4 points per problem) Solving for a variable in terms of other variables. (From Objective 4.) (a) The pressure, temperature, and volume of an ideal gas are related by the equation 𝑅 = 𝑃𝑉 𝑛𝑇 . Solve this equation for T , which is the temperature in degrees Kelvin. (b) The amount of a certain population with limited resources is given by the equation 𝑃 = 𝑘 1+𝑐𝐵 −𝑡 . Solve this equation for the constant c . Write your answer so that there is no negative exponent.
- Summer '19
- Exponentiation, Kelvin