# SOLUTION: If the speed of light is 3.00 x 10^8 m/sec, how long does it take to travel 2.29 x 10^11?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Travel Word Problems Question 97020: If the speed of light is 3.00 x 10^8 m/sec, how long does it take to travel 2.29 x 10^11?Answer by edjones(7794)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Distance=speed*time d=st t=d/s How we got 10^2. when we divide 10^11 by 10^8 we subtract the powers to get 10^3. 2.29/3=.763... we move the decimal point to the right 1 space giving 7.63... we decrease the power of 10^3 to 10^2 to account for moving the decimal point. Ed