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3. In 2002, Home Depotââ?¬â?¢s sales amounted to $58,200,000,000. In 2006, its sales were $90,800,000,000.

a. Write Home Depotââ?¬â?¢s 2002 sales and 2006 sales in scientific notation.

You can find the percent of growth in Home Depotââ?¬â?¢s sales from 2002 to 2006 by following these steps:

ââ?¬¢ Find the increase in sales from 2002 to 2006.
ââ?¬¢ Find what percent that increase is of the 2002 sales.

b. What was the percent growth in Home Depotââ?¬â?¢s sales from 2002 to 2006? Do all your work by using scientific notation.

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The scientific notation of 2002 and 2006 sales are:

2002 sales: ...

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