Builders Bonanza

In 2003, Builders Bonanza’s sales amounted to $72,600,000,000. In 2008, its sales were $110,800,000,000.

a. Write Builders Bonanza’s 2003 sales and 2008 sales in scientific notation. Explain how you converted to scientific notation. (2 pts)

2003 Sales:  

2008 sales:

You can find the percent of growth in Builders Bonanza’s sales from 2003 to 2008 by following these steps:

• Find the increase in sales from 2003 to 2008.
• Find what percent that increase is of the 2003 sales.

b. What was the percent growth in Builders Bonanza’s sales from 2003 to 2008? Do all your work by using scientific notation. Show all work. (3 pts)