# SOLUTION: a light year is 5.9X10 to the 12 power miles. a mile is 1.609x10 to the 3 power meters. in scientific notation, how many meters are in a light year

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 Question 389975: a light year is 5.9X10 to the 12 power miles. a mile is 1.609x10 to the 3 power meters. in scientific notation, how many meters are in a light yearAnswer by Alan3354(30993)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!1 ly = 5.9E12 miles 1 mi = 1.609E3 meters -------- 1 ly = 5.9E12*1.609E3 meters 1 ly = 9.4931E15 meters or